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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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UK pledge £1 billion in the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria

The UK will give £1 billion to the Geneva-based Global Fund over the next three years in the help to combat AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced at the United Nations in New York. … Continue reading

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Huge breakthrough in the quest for a malaria vaccine

A vaccine for one of the world’s biggest killers – malaria – has become a step closer after researchers in the U.S.  made a breakthrough in a small early-stage clinical trial. The new malaria vaccine is being tentatively named ‘PfSPZ’ … Continue reading

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Dismay at the effectiveness of GSK’s malaria vaccine

The expectations and anticipation regarding the world’s first potential malaria vaccine have been dealt a blow after trial results demonstrated that the protection the vaccine offers, can significantly diminish and disappear altogether over time, disappointing researchers who had high hopes … Continue reading

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