MORE TO MALARIA ?

Traditional herbal doctors in Africa have long used malaria to cure paralysis.

Sickle-cell anemia is considered by some to be the body`s natural evolutionary defense against malaria.

Malaria keeps sacred places sacred.

Quinine is the traditional preventative medicine against malaria. It is a `bitter` herb and is derived from the bark of a Cinchona tree.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinchona

The Cinchona tree is the national tree of Peru and Ecuador where the bark has been used as a cure for fever for thousands of years.

The largest Quinine/Cinchona tree plantation in Africa is in the DRC.