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Burundian YouTube child star’s death spotlights malaria epidemic

13 August 2019, 6:10 PM

The death of a six-year-old YouTube star from a malaria epidemic in Burundi has spotlighted the growing challenge of combating malaria in a warmer world, health experts said on Tuesday.

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Ghana jabs back against malaria’s devastation

29 May 2019, 6:19 AM

Abigal Aguanyi, a trader and mother in the West African nation of Ghana, knows first-hand how dangerous malaria can be – her two-year-old niece nearly died from it.

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Malaria back with a vengeance in crisis-hit Venezuela

25 May 2019, 9:22 AM

If it weren’t for the Centre for Malaria Studies in Caracas, Francelis Pacheco would have been unable to get treatment for a disease she has contracted around 20 times.

In South Sudan, illness is as deadly as war

27 April 2019, 7:00 AM

In South Sudan mind-bending horrors abound of war, ethnic violence, rape, hunger and displacement.

SA makes progress in fight against malaria

25 April 2019, 4:31 PM

The Health Department says it has made progress in the fight against malaria in the country. Today is World Malaria Day under the theme “Zero Malaria Death starts with me”.

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