Malaria

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Malcolm Molyneux obituary
Tropical medicine researcher who advanced understanding of malaria and helped improve healthcare in Malawi

Tom Solomon and Henry Mwandumba

02, Dec, 2021 @6:02 PM

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Flu, cancer, HIV: after Covid success, what next for mRNA vaccines?
The technology was viewed with scepticism before the pandemic but there is now growing confidence about its use

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

01, Nov, 2021 @11:45 AM

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WHO endorses use of world’s first malaria vaccine in Africa
World Health Organization’s director general hails ‘historic day’ in fight against parasitic disease

Lizzy Davies

06, Oct, 2021 @5:17 PM

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New vaccine success for Oxford is truly remarkable | Kenan Malik
Malaria has still not been eradicated in the poorest countries, but that could be about to change

Kenan Malik

25, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Scientists sound warning note over malaria drug resistance in Africa
Rwanda study raises fears erosion of efficacy may have begun, with children at greatest risk

Sarah Boseley, health correspondent

15, Apr, 2021 @9:19 AM

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Malaria campaigns fight off Covid disruptions to deliver programmes
Almost all programmes against the disease have continued, delivering nets, drugs and the world’s first malaria vaccine

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

02, Oct, 2020 @12:26 PM

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People v mosquitos: what to do about our biggest killer
The long read: These tiny pests adapt so successfully to changing conditions that they have become humankind’s deadliest predator. We might soon be able to eradicate them – but should we?

Timothy Winegard

20, Sep, 2019 @5:01 AM

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'Malaria will not be eradicated in near future', warns WHO
Three-year review says new vaccines for eradicating disease are only 40% effective

Sarah Boseley Health editor

23, Aug, 2019 @12:01 AM

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Big pharma can only see the benefit of R&D for wealthy markets | Kenan Malik
There is too little incentive for pharmaceutical companies to work on treatments for diseases of low-income countries

Kenan Malik

05, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Queen Victoria's mourning dress among items in Disease X exhibition
Show at Museum of London highlights continued vulnerability of big cities to disease epidemics

Esther Addley

07, Nov, 2018 @4:47 PM

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Dengue fever outbreak halted by release of special mosquitoes
Insects unable to transmit viruses halted disease in Australian city – now scientists hope same technique could help tackle Zika and malaria

Sarah Boseley, Health editor

01, Aug, 2018 @4:00 AM

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The town that breeds resistance to Malaria drugs
As new waves of the disease threaten the globe, worried scientists want to conduct a mass inoculation in a Cambodian region where new vaccines always seem to stop being effective

Robin McKie

08, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

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