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A young girl with malaria rests in the inpatient ward of a health centre in the South Sudan. Reuters/Adriane Ohanesian

What Africa still needs to do to eliminate malaria

Eliminating malaria in Africa has been held back by a range of factors, including a lack of funds and drug and insecticide resistance challenges.
Falciparum malaria parasite carried by mosquitoes might be cerebral but has it been outsmarted? PA/Danny Lawson

New twist in age-old war against malaria parasite

Cerebral malaria, or malaria of the brain, means being deeply unconscious with perpetual cycles of seizures and spasms. It can cause death, or often disability. About 600,000 people suffer this terrible…
Mosquito nets can protect at-risk children from malaria. Flickr: YoHandy

Poorest children twice as likely to catch malaria

About half of the world’s population are at risk of contracting malaria. In 2011, there were 26m reported cases and more…

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