What is malaria?, And why is it most intense in hot climates?

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˹ 187 - Professor of Pathology and Therapeutics ; Director of the Medical Clinic of the University of Tubingen. A TEXT-BOOK OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE, WITH " PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY. Translated from the Eighth German Edition, by special permission of the Author, by GEORGE H. HUMPHREY, MD, and CHARLES E. HACKLEY, MD, Revised Edition, 2 vols., large 8vo, 36s.
˹ 173 - To him marsh miasmata, which so infallibly destroy our white soldiers, are in fact no poison. The warm, moist, low, and leeward situations, where these pernicious exhalations are generated and concentrated, prove to him congenial in every respect. He delights in them, for he there...
˹ 10 - Pathology. In these forms of fever a malarial poison of an unknown kind, generated in paludal regions or littoral districts, is absorbed, and affects the blood, as cholera, typhus, and other miasmatic poisons do. The poison, in the absence of any better name, is known as "malaria;" and as physicians have merely inferred the existence of such a poison, no exact knowledge has yet been obtained as to its nature and source. Indeed, it still remains to be shown that m/ilaria have a substantial existence.
˹ 59 - That cryptogamic spores and other minute bodies are mainly elevated above the surface during the night. That they rise and are suspended in the cold, damp exhalations from the soil, after the sun has set, and fall again to the earth soon after the sun rises.
˹ 107 - Bodies, exposed in a clear night to the sky, must radiate as much heat to it during the prevalence of wind, as they would do if the air were altogether still. But in the former case, little or no cold will be observed upon them above that of the atmosphere, as the frequent application of warm air must quickly return a heat equal, or nearly so, to that which they had lost by radiation. A slight agitation of the air is sufficient to produce some effect of this kind ; though, as has already been said,...

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