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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.

A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear, walks before entering the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE).

Ebola worker shot dead at hospital in eastern DRC

20 April 2019, 7:28 AM

A health worker fighting an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was shot dead on Friday in an attack on a hospital in the eastern city of Butembo, the World Health Organisation said.

Rebel forces

Death toll tops 200 in battle for Libya’s Tripoli: WHO

18 April 2019, 12:07 PM

At least 205 people have been killed and more than 900 wounded in the battle for control of the Libyan capital Tripoli, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

Bombings

Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting: WHO

14 April 2019, 12:16 PM

Fighting near Tripoli has killed 121 people and wounded 561 since strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this month to take the Libyan capital, the World Health Organization said on Sunday.

Vaccination

Push to cure hepatitis B, a neglected disease

13 April 2019, 10:36 AM

A coalition of researchers, health organisations and patient groups have launched an ambitious campaign to cure hepatitis B, a disease that kills twice as many people as malaria but gets far less attention.

Weather

 

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