Super Killer!Book - 2011
In February 2008, Dawn Dubsky had just returned to Chicago, Illinois, from a vacation in Ghana. She was feeling sick and weak. As a nurse, she knew that malaria was a threat in the African country. Still, she had decided not to take the medicine that could help protect her from the terrible disease, which kills more than a million people each year. It turned out to be the most dangerous decision of Dawn's life. Look inside to find out more about Dawn and other people at risk of becoming infected with malaria. You'll also discover what causes this dangerous illness, how it affects the body, and-most important-how to protect yourself from it in the first place. Book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Bearport Pub., c2011
Branch Call Number: J 614.5 P431m 2011
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 27 cm