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World’s first Malaria Vaccine on target for 2015

Health experts are adamant that the the world’s first malaria vaccine will be available on the market by 2015 as another option for malaria prevention, after a hugely encouraging study showed that thousands of deaths could be prevented from the … Continue reading

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Does malaria make you smell more attractive to mosquitoes?

Malaria parasites could change the way people smell and make them more enticing to mosquitoes, according to the findings of new research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Scientists based at the Swiss Federal Institute … Continue reading

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England’s World Cup stars prescribed Malarone to avoid Malaria

With only three days to go until England’s opening Group D game kicks off against Italy, news has emerged that the whole 23-man playing squad are taking the antimalarial Malarone (Atovaquone Proguanil), in addition to 49 additional travelling back-room and … Continue reading

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Malaria moving to higher altitudes due to climate change

Rising temperatures and climate change could put people living in the tropics at risk of contracting the mosquito-borne malaria, according to scientists who have spent two decades monitoring the deadly disease within two densely populated mountainous regions in South America … Continue reading

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GSK’s malaria vaccine could be in use by 2015

The world’s very first malaria vaccine could finally be available in 2015 and in widespread use after “significant” results were shown during an ongoing clinical trial. This would offer a significant boost alongside current options for malaria treatment and prevention. … Continue reading

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