Ronald Ross Found Out the Reason for Malaria | Ronald Ross Received Nobel Prize In 1902
Once upon a time malaria was a dangerous disease. Lakhs of people died due to this disease worldwide. In those days sir Ronald Rose did so many experiments and finally discovered the cause for malaria.
Ronald Ross discovered that this disease is spread by mosquitos. He made his experiments at ‘Sir Ronald Ross Institute’ bungalow in Begumpet, which is in secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The road beside this bungalow was named as “Sir Ronal Ross Road”. Not only in India but also in several countries there are roads and building on his name. He got noble prize in 1902 for his invention in medicine.
Ronald Ross was born in 1857, May 13 in India. His father worked in military. He was sent to England when he was eight. There he studied medicine and returned to India as a doctor. He joined in Indian medical service in Chennai. After that he worked in Calcutta, Bangalore, Ooty and came to secunderabad. The bacterium that causes Malaria grows in Anopheles mosquitoes. Because of the mosquito bite, the disease spreads one person to another. He proved this experimentally. For his invention he received so many awards and prizes. He became the member of Royal Society when he went to England from India as professor. Many roads in Calcutta and England are called by his name. By keeping his name to Christian medical college hostel in Ludhiana, the students proudly says them self as “Rosians”.