Number 51
Date Jan. 18th 2006
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Malaria is the 51st xkcd comic.


When a child in a town gets sick with a disease like chicken pox many parents have chicken pox parties to intentionally get their children sick. This is to have the children get the disease when their young, rather than as an adult when it's more dangerous.

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"The malaria party was David's idea"

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