If your genotype is AA, read what this doctor says about you and malaria.

Malaria is a deadly disease. It can kill. Literally. The parasite is transmitted whenever an anopheles mosquito that is infected bites a human being. The parasite can remain in the blood for up to 14 days before symptoms begin to manifest. The symptoms may include headache, fever, body weakness and generally body pains. In this case, you have to see a medical practitioner for medication.View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

It turns out that some genotypes are more susceptible than others. Here is what this doctor has to say.View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

AA genotype is widely envied because it is thought to be the best one. It turns out that Malaria wise, this is untrue. AA genotype may not carry sickle cells but malaria is their own weakness. The doctor did not bother with explaining everything as it would be too much medical jargon.

So, if you are AA, you need to take protecting yourself seriously. Sleep under treated nets, clear stagnant water, use repellent creams and everything you know.

Remember that health is wealth. Protect yourself today!

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