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Malawi rolls out ground-breaking malaria vaccine

Lilongwe, Malawi | AFP | Malawi has rolled out the world’s first licensed malaria vaccine in a landmark campaign against a disease that each year kills hundreds of thousands of people, especially African children. After more than three decades in development and almost $1 billion (890 million euros) in investment, …

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Uganda tasked to review malaria control interventions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Global Malaria Consortium has asked the Ugandan government to focus on malaria interventions that do not involve a lot of funding. According to the consortium president Kenneth Staley, the government instead needs to sensitize the public to clear breeding places for mosquitoes. Malaria is …

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Eradicating malaria

Scientist develop vaccine technique that could block mosquitoes from transmitting disease Kampala, Uganda | WEI-CHIAO HUANG & JONATHAN LOVELL | Is it possible to eradicate malaria? It is a question with which many researchers have grappled, and many ideas have been proposed. The reason malaria has garnered so much attention is …

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Global fight against malaria has stalled, WHO warns

Maputo, Mozambique | AFP | The World Health Organisation on Monday said global efforts to fight malaria have hit a plateau as it reported there were more cases of the killer disease in 2017 than the previous year. The latest WHO report showed that the number of malaria cases climbed …

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WHO worried as malaria cases rise in Uganda

Global fight against malaria has stalled, WHO warns Maputo, Mozambique | AFP |  The World Health Organisation on Monday said global efforts to fight malaria have hit a plateau as it reported there were more cases of the killer disease in 2017 than the previous year. The latest WHO report …

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