Miles-tones

Happy Malaria Day! A Feverish Playlist

Tuesday night, as blooming flowers filled the spring air with a heady fragrance, Rocks Off hung a wreath made of empty insect repellent cans on our door, and gently tucked our young daughter in with mosquito netting in order to ensure Santa Carrier wouldn't visit her with his magic bag of plague.

Ahhh, is there any holiday quite like World Malaria Day?

George W. Bush decided that the United States needed to get more involved in the fight against malaria in 2007, and holy shit was he right. Despite the disease's centuries-old history of pwning mankind with coma and death, there is still no vaccine available, and 3,000 children a day die from the disease.

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Jef Rouner (not cis, he/him) is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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