Tag Malaria

Here’s How Soon Malaria Can Be Eradicated According To Researchers

A team of researchers, in a new report, have given an idea of how soon the world could likely be completely free from malaria. They noted that the British Broadcasting Corporation’s claim that the world had already made huge progress against malaria

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These Two Countries Are Now Malaria-Free According To WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday declared an important milestone has been reached in fighting the mosquito-borne disease-malaria. The two countries given a clean bill of health on malaria are Algeria in North Africa and Argentina in South America.

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Good News: World’s First Malaria Vaccine Launched In Malawi

The world’s first malaria vaccine, RTS,S pilot programme was launched in Malawi last week Tuesday. This makes Malawi the first of three countries in Africa in which the RTS,S vaccine will be made available to children up to two years

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Dreadful! Strange Disease Kills 50 Children in Jigawa State (Details)

According to reports making the rounds, no fewer than 50 children have died in a village in Jigawa State village of a strange disease. The village head Malam Bashari Galadima Gidan Gudu told The Nation that the kids who died

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For Real? ”Mosquitoes are our friends stop killing them” – Unilorin Professor Declares

Adeolu Ande, a Professor of Entomology at the University of Ilorin, has decried killing mosquitoes, saying the insects are friends of humans that deserve to be properly managed. Ande made the statement on Monday in Ilorin in a paper he presented at

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Ask An Expert: What Drugs Are Safe To Treat Malaria In The First Trimester Of Pregnancy?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: I’m a new mum and in my first trimester of pregnancy. What should I do if I contract malaria?

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ALERT! Why No Malaria Case Is ‘Ordinary’- Experts Warn

The Director, Centre for Malaria Care, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Professor Olugbenga Mokuolu, reveals that malaria is a serious case or disease that can often be fatal; hence the need to refrain from describing it as “ordinary malaria.” He

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