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Why does malaria recur? How pieces of the puzzle are slowly...

Miles B. Markus, University of the Witwatersrand Some people suffer from repeated attacks of malaria. These can occur weeks to months or longer after contracting...

Malaria cases in India down to 54 in 2017

The total number of deaths due to malaria in India came down from 194 in 2017 to 54 in 2018 till September, the central...

Malaria cases rise across the world, reversing declining trend: WHO

The number of malaria cases in the world rose to 219 million in 2017 from 217 million in 2016, showing a reversal in the...

Novel approach brings African scientists closer to a malaria vaccine

Scientists analysing data at the South-South Malaria Research Partnership project laboratory in Kenya. Flora Mutere-Okuku Faith Osier, Wellcome Trust Malaria is still a major problem in Africa....

How our red blood cells keep evolving to fight malaria

Sant-Rayn Pasricha, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Ever since humans first evolved from our primitive ancestors, we have been locked in a battle with our...

Bed nets treated with new combination chemicals significantly reduce malaria

Bed nets treated with a new combination of chemicals significantly reduced the number of malaria cases shows the result of a two-year clinical trial...

Malaria returns to Venezuela

indicating a failing healthcare system, Venezuela is witnessing an escalation of Malaria, a disease the country had nearly wiped out between the 1960s and...

Blood transfusions a ‘hidden’ malaria risk

By Nelson Mandela Ogema The high prevalence of malaria parasites in blood for transfusion in Sub-Saharan Africa could be a major setback in the fight...

Football star Beckam joins fight against Malaria

British football star David Beckham has launched a campaign against Malaria under the slogan "Malaria must die - so millions can live", joining ranks...

Emergence of malaria strain resistant to most drugs alarms experts

The occurrence of strains of malaria in south-east Asia that are untreatable with the newest and best drugs has alarmed experts. The outbreak of malaria...

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