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# malaria - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals he contracted malaria on international duty
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From The42
# Out Of Action

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals he contracted malaria on international duty

Apr 15th 2021, 8:28 PM 4,762 Views 3 Comments

The Arsenal captain has been in hospital after contracting the illness whilst with Gabon last month.

# malaria - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
# Drug Resistance
# Drug Resistance

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:17 AM 9,789 Views 14 Comments

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

# malaria - Friday 21 June, 2019

Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service
# Larium
# Larium

Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service

Jun 21st 2019, 10:59 PM 24,548 Views 0 Comments

He spent 25 years in the Defence Forces including periods in Liberia and Chad.

# malaria - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Italy opens manslaughter inquiry after four-year-old dies from malaria
# Medical Mystery
# Medical Mystery

Italy opens manslaughter inquiry after four-year-old dies from malaria

Sep 7th 2017, 2:46 PM 24,751 Views 5 Comments

The girl had not left malaria-free Italy, and may have contracted the disease from a family in a hospital.

# malaria - Friday 1 September, 2017

A form of malaria that usually only affects monkeys is now affecting humans in Brazil
# Carriers
# Carriers

A form of malaria that usually only affects monkeys is now affecting humans in Brazil

Sep 1st 2017, 6:15 AM 8,228 Views 5 Comments

Researchers believe the discovery may “complicate the drive towards eventual elimination of the disease”.

# malaria - Thursday 18 August, 2016

British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital
# Charlie Webster
# Charlie Webster

British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital

Aug 18th 2016, 9:15 AM 46,373 Views 19 Comments

It’s understood that she was placed in an induced coma last night.

# malaria - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

New risk to drug used by soldiers not mentioned on watchdog website
# Lariam
# Lariam

New risk to drug used by soldiers not mentioned on watchdog website

Jun 3rd 2015, 3:16 PM 12,183 Views 4 Comments

A new possible side effect of Lariam, which is prescribed as an anti-malarial to members of the Defence Forces, was issued last year.

# malaria - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell
# Malaria
From The Daily Edge
# Malaria

Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell

Oct 11th 2014, 10:56 AM 6,532 Views 2 Comments

This is why proofreading your tweets is essential.

# malaria - Saturday 3 May, 2014

The deadliest creature on the planet? It's not even close
# Disease
# Disease

The deadliest creature on the planet? It's not even close

May 3rd 2014, 4:30 PM 32,010 Views 37 Comments

Humans? Pretty deadly. Lions? Not even in the top 10.

# malaria - Friday 25 April, 2014

Column: A vaccine could soon be here for one of the most devastating diseases on the planet
# World Malaria Day
# World Malaria Day

Column: A vaccine could soon be here for one of the most devastating diseases on the planet

Apr 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 21 Views 13 Comments

With malaria causing 627,000 deaths last year, there are high hopes for the first vaccine. But old-fashioned people power can also make a difference.

# malaria - Monday 7 April, 2014

Cases of malaria in Ireland rise for the third year in a row
# Disease
# Disease

Cases of malaria in Ireland rise for the third year in a row

Apr 7th 2014, 9:42 AM 14,364 Views 58 Comments

71 were recorded last year.

# malaria - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Over half of Africa remains at "moderate to high" risk of malaria
# Health
# Health

Over half of Africa remains at "moderate to high" risk of malaria

Feb 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,721 Views 18 Comments

However, seven countries – Cape Verde, Eritrea, South Africa, Ethiopa, Swaziland, Djibouti and Mayotte- have low enough transmission rates to make elimination a feasible goal.

# malaria - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

World's first malaria vaccine could be available for African children
# Disease
# Disease

World's first malaria vaccine could be available for African children

Oct 8th 2013, 9:05 AM 3,407 Views 29 Comments

GlaxoSmithKline will seek regulatory approval next year to market the vaccine against the disease which killed 660,000 in 2010.

# malaria - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

New test for drug resistant malaria unveiled
# Science
# Science

New test for drug resistant malaria unveiled

Sep 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,075 Views 4 Comments

A new test will cut down on the labour and time it takes to test for certain strains of malaria.

# malaria - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs
# Malaria
# Malaria

'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs

Oct 31st 2012, 6:45 AM 2,960 Views 4 Comments

The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.

# malaria - Saturday 9 June, 2012

No plans to discontinue use of anti-malarial Lariam in Defence Forces
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

No plans to discontinue use of anti-malarial Lariam in Defence Forces

Jun 9th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,709 Views 39 Comments

A small group of Irish soldiers are holding protests and bringing legal action over the use of Lariam in the Defence Forces. TheJournal.ie investigates.

# malaria - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research
# Malaria
# Malaria

One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research

May 22nd 2012, 1:50 PM 2,611 Views 5 Comments

Counterfeit anti-malaria medicines are contributing to deaths across the world and also leading to drug resistance – putting billions of people at risk – according to researchers.

# malaria - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Six teens 'injected with malaria' in Austrian psychiatric ward
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

Six teens 'injected with malaria' in Austrian psychiatric ward

Feb 9th 2012, 9:21 PM 6,989 Views 8 Comments

The alleged victims claim they were deliberately given malaria while being treated psychiatrically at the ward in the 1960s.

# malaria - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Warning issued over fake malaria drugs
# Malaria
# Malaria

Warning issued over fake malaria drugs

Jan 17th 2012, 11:31 AM 1,148 Views 1 Comment

Researchers say that counterfeit or substandard drugs found in 11 African countries could help parasites develop a resistance to treatment.

# malaria - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Major Aids treatment fund suspends further grants over financial issues
# Global Fund
# Global Fund

Major Aids treatment fund suspends further grants over financial issues

Nov 24th 2011, 9:36 PM 1,519 Views 3 Comments

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said today that global financial woes mean it can’t pledge any more funding until 2014.

# malaria - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Hope for medical breakthrough with 'effective' malaria vaccine
# Malaria
# Malaria

Hope for medical breakthrough with 'effective' malaria vaccine

Oct 18th 2011, 8:55 PM 295 Views 3 Comments

Almost a million people are year are killed by malaria – but a new vaccine could cut cases in young children by half, a trial suggests.

# malaria - Friday 16 July, 2010

New malaria-proof mosquito developed
# Malaria
From The Daily Edge
# Malaria

New malaria-proof mosquito developed

Jul 16th 2010, 2:55 PM 202 Views 0 Comments

Good news for Cheryl Cole!