Malaria

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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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Malaria trial shows ‘striking’ 70% reduction in severe illness in children
A study in Burkina Faso and Mali suggests combining anti-malarial drugs and vaccination could reduce deaths and hospitalisations

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

26, Aug, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Genetic engineering test with mosquitoes ‘may be game changer’ in eliminating malaria
UK scientist says gene-drive study rendering female insects infertile may lead to ‘self destruct mosquito’ field tests within 10 years

Linda Geddes

28, Jul, 2021 @6:54 PM

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David Warhurst obituary
Other lives: Parasitologist whose work contributed to the treatment of malaria

Michael Warhurst

08, Jul, 2021 @4:19 PM

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Climate crisis ‘may put 8bn at risk of malaria and dengue’
Reducing global heating could save millions of people from mosquito-borne diseases, study finds

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

08, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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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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Oxford malaria vaccine proves highly effective in Burkina Faso trial
Vaccine developed by scientists at Jenner Institute, Oxford, shows up to 77% efficacy in trial over 12 months

Sarah Boseley Health editor

23, Apr, 2021 @4:01 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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Alan Clements obituary
Other lives: Author of ‘The Biology of Mosquitoes’ who researched novel methods of control to reduce mosquito-borne diseases

Gabriella Gibson

18, Mar, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Team behind Oxford Covid jab start final stage of malaria vaccine trials
Vaccine could be in use by 2024 if next year’s human trials are successful

Sarah Marsh

05, Dec, 2020 @11:22 AM

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Covid could derail efforts to eradicate malaria in Pacific, health experts warn
Region faces thousands of deaths if intervention measures disrupted as Australia urged to makes coronavirus vaccines available to neighbours

Ben Doherty Pacific editor

02, Dec, 2020 @4:30 PM

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There’s a social pathogen stalking the world that’s as deadly as Covid-19 | Kenan Malik
The endurance of TB and malaria shows how health resources are hoarded by the wealthy

Kenan Malik

29, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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