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Malaria

21 January 2011

George Clooney got malaria in Sudan

Hollywood heartthrob and rights activist George Clooney contracted malaria during his recent visit to Sudan for voting there and had a "bad 10 days", he said.

Hollywood heartthrob and rights activist George Clooney contracted malaria during his recent visit to Sudan for voting there and had a "bad 10 days", he said.

Malaria can cause fever, chills, muscle aches, nausea and diarrhoea, as well as jaundice, turning the skin and whites of the eyes yellow. Clooney said he had suffered from it twice, but did not elaborate on what symptoms he had.

 

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