Google NGram for malaria

NGrams are a neat Google feature which let’s you see the percentage of books in a year which mention a term of interest. Results for malaria in all the English language works they have cataloged between 1800 and 2008:

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Notice the major peaks corresponding to the ‘discovery’ period (1890-1920) and war/eradication era (1940-1960) for malaria followed by a steady decline with a small uptick in the last ten years.

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