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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals he contracted malaria on international duty
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals he contracted malaria on international duty

Apr 15th 2021, 8:28 PM 4,767 Views 3 Comments

The Arsenal captain has been in hospital after contracting the illness whilst with Gabon last month.

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
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Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:17 AM 9,789 Views 14 Comments

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service
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Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service

Jun 21st 2019, 10:59 PM 24,553 Views 0 Comments

He spent 25 years in the Defence Forces including periods in Liberia and Chad.

Italy opens manslaughter inquiry after four-year-old dies from malaria
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Italy opens manslaughter inquiry after four-year-old dies from malaria

Sep 7th 2017, 2:46 PM 24,751 Views 5 Comments

The girl had not left malaria-free Italy, and may have contracted the disease from a family in a hospital.

A form of malaria that usually only affects monkeys is now affecting humans in Brazil
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A form of malaria that usually only affects monkeys is now affecting humans in Brazil

Sep 1st 2017, 6:15 AM 8,229 Views 5 Comments

Researchers believe the discovery may “complicate the drive towards eventual elimination of the disease”.

British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital
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British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital

Aug 18th 2016, 9:15 AM 46,380 Views 19 Comments

It’s understood that she was placed in an induced coma last night.

New risk to drug used by soldiers not mentioned on watchdog website
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New risk to drug used by soldiers not mentioned on watchdog website

Jun 3rd 2015, 3:16 PM 12,186 Views 4 Comments

A new possible side effect of Lariam, which is prescribed as an anti-malarial to members of the Defence Forces, was issued last year.

Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell
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Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell

Oct 11th 2014, 10:56 AM 6,535 Views 2 Comments

This is why proofreading your tweets is essential.

The deadliest creature on the planet? It's not even close
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The deadliest creature on the planet? It's not even close

May 3rd 2014, 4:30 PM 32,023 Views 37 Comments

Humans? Pretty deadly. Lions? Not even in the top 10.

Column: A vaccine could soon be here for one of the most devastating diseases on the planet
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Column: A vaccine could soon be here for one of the most devastating diseases on the planet

Apr 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 22 Views 13 Comments

With malaria causing 627,000 deaths last year, there are high hopes for the first vaccine. But old-fashioned people power can also make a difference.

Cases of malaria in Ireland rise for the third year in a row
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Cases of malaria in Ireland rise for the third year in a row

Apr 7th 2014, 9:42 AM 14,416 Views 58 Comments

71 were recorded last year.

Over half of Africa remains at "moderate to high" risk of malaria
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Over half of Africa remains at "moderate to high" risk of malaria

Feb 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,721 Views 18 Comments

However, seven countries – Cape Verde, Eritrea, South Africa, Ethiopa, Swaziland, Djibouti and Mayotte- have low enough transmission rates to make elimination a feasible goal.

World's first malaria vaccine could be available for African children
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World's first malaria vaccine could be available for African children

Oct 8th 2013, 9:05 AM 3,409 Views 29 Comments

GlaxoSmithKline will seek regulatory approval next year to market the vaccine against the disease which killed 660,000 in 2010.

New test for drug resistant malaria unveiled
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New test for drug resistant malaria unveiled

Sep 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,075 Views 4 Comments

A new test will cut down on the labour and time it takes to test for certain strains of malaria.

'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs
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'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs

Oct 31st 2012, 6:45 AM 2,960 Views 4 Comments

The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.

No plans to discontinue use of anti-malarial Lariam in Defence Forces
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No plans to discontinue use of anti-malarial Lariam in Defence Forces

Jun 9th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,713 Views 39 Comments

A small group of Irish soldiers are holding protests and bringing legal action over the use of Lariam in the Defence Forces. TheJournal.ie investigates.

One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research
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One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research

May 22nd 2012, 1:50 PM 2,611 Views 5 Comments

Counterfeit anti-malaria medicines are contributing to deaths across the world and also leading to drug resistance – putting billions of people at risk – according to researchers.

Six teens 'injected with malaria' in Austrian psychiatric ward
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Six teens 'injected with malaria' in Austrian psychiatric ward

Feb 9th 2012, 9:21 PM 6,991 Views 8 Comments

The alleged victims claim they were deliberately given malaria while being treated psychiatrically at the ward in the 1960s.

Warning issued over fake malaria drugs
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Warning issued over fake malaria drugs

Jan 17th 2012, 11:31 AM 1,152 Views 1 Comment

Researchers say that counterfeit or substandard drugs found in 11 African countries could help parasites develop a resistance to treatment.

Major Aids treatment fund suspends further grants over financial issues
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Major Aids treatment fund suspends further grants over financial issues

Nov 24th 2011, 9:36 PM 1,519 Views 3 Comments

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said today that global financial woes mean it can’t pledge any more funding until 2014.

Hope for medical breakthrough with 'effective' malaria vaccine
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Hope for medical breakthrough with 'effective' malaria vaccine

Oct 18th 2011, 8:55 PM 295 Views 3 Comments

Almost a million people are year are killed by malaria – but a new vaccine could cut cases in young children by half, a trial suggests.

New malaria-proof mosquito developed
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New malaria-proof mosquito developed

Jul 16th 2010, 2:55 PM 202 Views 0 Comments

Good news for Cheryl Cole!