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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”.

The team said developing drugs which targeted the protein could provide a way to reduce mosquito populations without harming beneficial insects such as bees.

Malawi to pilot ground-breaking malaria vaccine

22 April 2019, 12:32 PM

Malawi aims to immunise 120,000 children aged two years and under to assess the effectiveness of the pilot vaccine and whether the delivery process is feasible.

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