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To unravel the origins of this infection we have to look very far back and go back to the discovery of DNA -the pathogen responsible – in a piece of amber with an age of thirty million years.

Etymologically, malaria means “ wrong aria ” –bad air – an idea that emerged in ancient Rome, a civilization that I suspected that this disease was caused by the fumes from the swamps.

From that moment the history of this evil has not ceased to stumble. Without going more far, to the end of the nineteenth century, and despite the scientific advances that have already enjoyed, it was thought that malaria is contracted by consuming dirty water.

And in that moment