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Drones deployed in the fight against malaria

Scientists seeking a breakthrough in the fight against malaria used drones to spray rice fields in Zanzibar - not with traditional pesticides but with...

New malaria vaccine trialled in Malawi

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A new malaria vaccine, in development for 30 years, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi earlier this week marking...

Aid worth $515 million to help Mozambique fight AIDs, TB and...

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International financing organisation, The Global Fund, approved $515 million in new grants for Mozambique to fight AIDs, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. The three...

Millions of bed nets to fight malaria delivered in west Africa

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Millions of insecticide-treated bed nets are being delivered to protect people from malaria in Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone, where the mosquito-borne disease...

Malaria finding points to possible new vaccine

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A vaccine or new drugs against malaria could be developed, British scientists said, after they made a critical discovery about the way...

Malaria eradication no vague aspiration, says Gates

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Eradicating malaria is not a vague, unrealistic aspiration but a tough, ambitious goal that can be reached within the next few decades,...

Malaria report sees near-zero deaths by end of 2015

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The world has made impressive progress against malaria in the past 10 years, increasing optimism that an end to the killer mosquito-borne...

Mosquito resistance to bednets fuels malaria worries

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Mosquitoes can quickly develop resistance to insecticide-treated nets, a study from Senegal shows, raising fears that a leading method of preventing the...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...