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When are the words "malarias" and "plasmodia" incorrect?

December 2, 2020 - 16:41 -- Miles Markus

The misused plural words "malarias" and "plasmodia" have previously been mentioned in the MalariaWorld Newsletter (the former only in passing). Here, I highlight the usage problem by expanding on the subject.

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