Malaria

750m GM mosquitoes to be released in Florida Keys
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750m GM mosquitoes to be released in Florida Keys

The insects will produce stunted offspring incapable of passing on diseases
20 Aug 2020
UK Space Agency set to fight malaria from space
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UK Space Agency set to fight malaria from space

Government announces launch of ten new space-based projects tackling wide range of global issues
19 Aug 2020
The fatal viruses that the world has learned to live with
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The fatal viruses that the world has learned to live with

WHO experts say coronavirus may become endemic like HIV
15 May 2020
Can protecting mosquitos from malaria defeat the disease?
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Can protecting mosquitos from malaria defeat the disease?

Experts say newly discovered microbe inside the insects could help prevent countless human deaths
5 May 2020
New malaria breakthrough drug uses human blood as weapon
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New malaria breakthrough drug uses human blood as weapon

Medication used to treat river blindness shown to also reduce transmission of the mosquito-spread disease
5 Sep 2019
Can malaria be wiped out?
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Can malaria be wiped out?

Malawi begins roll-out of landmark vaccine for children
23 Apr 2019
World's first malaria vaccine to be tested in Africa
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World's first malaria vaccine to be tested in Africa

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot new medication which could help save thousands of lives each year
25 Apr 2017

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Malaria vaccine given green light by EU regulators
Malaria patient
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Malaria vaccine given green light by EU regulators

Mosquirix gets European approval to be used on African babies to help control impact of malaria
24 Jul 2015
Malaria deaths halved but progress threatened by Ebola
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Malaria deaths halved but progress threatened by Ebola

'Tremendous achievements' could be reversed in West Africa as Ebola outbreak continues, warns WHO
9 Dec 2014
World Cup begins with clouds over Manaus and Sao Paulo
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World Cup begins with clouds over Manaus and Sao Paulo

World Cup whispers: England concerns over pitch as untested Itaquerao hosts Brazil opener
12 Jun 2014
MALARIA: Could children hold key to a vaccine?
Malaria vaccine research scientists
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MALARIA: Could children hold key to a vaccine?

US scientists find 'compelling evidence' that antibodies can combat the 'formidable' disease
23 May 2014
Mosquitoes: malaria species gathering in Britain's gardens
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Mosquitoes: malaria species gathering in Britain's gardens

Increase in temperatures and water containers is attracting more mosquitoes to UK urban areas
21 May 2014
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