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Life & Style - Health
3/12/2024 11:53:53 AM
The world's biggest vaccine maker will start rolling out a cheap new malaria inoculation in Africa from May, bolstering the fight against one of the most deadly infectious diseases globally.

Sports - Africa
2/21/2024 8:26:29 PM
Fiorentina winger Christian Kouame has been hospitalized after testing positive for malaria, the Tuscan squad announced Wednesday.

Life & Style - Health
1/22/2024 12:43:18 PM
Cameroon will be the first country to routinely give children a new malaria vaccine as the shots are rolled out in Africa.

Life & Style - Health
1/16/2024 12:17:09 PM

AFCON 2023 - News
12/29/2023 5:45:17 PM
Bournemouth's Ivory Coast midfielder Hamed Traore will miss the Africa Cup of Nations and faces a lengthy spell out of action after being hospitalised with malaria.

Life & Style - Health
11/25/2023 11:21:48 AM
The United Nations heralded the forthcoming scale-up of malaria vaccination across Africa after the first shipment of doses arrived in Cameroon.

Life & Style - Health
10/2/2023 6:22:13 PM
The World Health Organization said Monday that its experts had recommended a second malaria vaccine for children, R21/Matrix-M, developed by Britain's Oxford University.

Life & Style - Health
7/5/2023 8:57:02 PM
Around 18 million doses of the first malaria vaccine will be delivered to 12 African countries by 2025, the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the Vaccine Alliance said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/9/2023 7:27:57 PM
Scaling up the use of bed nets and insecticide-resistance management strategies can help to end the scourge of malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa, writes Bjorn Lomborg

World - Africa
3/23/2023 6:09:45 PM
Devastation in southern Africa wrought by Cyclone Freddy is raising "major health risks," including the spread of cholera, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

Life & Style - Health
11/3/2022 2:16:14 PM
New evidence has emerged that an invasive species of malaria-carrying mosquito from Asia is spreading in Africa, where it could pose a "unique" threat to tens of millions of city-dwellers, researchers warned .

Life & Style - Health
11/1/2022 10:50:12 AM
Research in Africa found a one-time dose of an experimental drug protected adults against malaria for at least six months, the latest approach in the fight against the mosquito-borne disease.

World - Africa
10/30/2022 9:34:31 PM
The development of an effective vaccine for malaria has proved to be far more challenging than developing a vaccine to protect people from COVID-19. Several different COVID-19 vaccines were developed and approved for use within a year of the disease’s emergence.

Life & Style - Health
9/21/2022 2:08:45 PM
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will hold a donor conference in New York, where it aims to raise at least US$18 billion during an event hosted by US President Joe Biden.

Life & Style - Health
9/13/2022 11:43:31 AM
The fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria has saved 50 million lives over the past 20 years, the Global Fund said.

World - International
8/17/2022 6:37:16 PM
British pharmaceutical company GSK has been awarded a contract to produce the world's first malaria vaccine so that millions more children will be protected against the killer disease, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced late on Tuesday.

Life & Style - Health
8/9/2022 1:56:44 PM
Climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought have worsened more than half of the hundreds of known infectious diseases in people, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera and anthrax, a study says.

Life & Style - Health
1/21/2022 5:09:38 PM
It means antibiotic-resistant bacteria responsible for more deaths than AIDS or malaria

World - International
10/7/2021 9:56:10 AM
`'Today's recommendation offers a glimmer of hope for the continent, which shoulders the heaviest burden of the disease. And we expect many more African children to be protected from malaria and grow into healthy adults,' said Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO's Africa director

World - Region
10/6/2021 7:24:52 PM
The World Health Organization recommended Wednesday that the world's first malaria vaccine should be given to children across Africa, in a move officials hope will spur stalled efforts to curb the spread of the parasitic disease.

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