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New malaria vaccine hailed as potential breakthrough

A malaria vaccine has proved to be 77% effective in early trials and could be a major breakthrough against the disease, say its developers...

WHO aims to eradicate malaria in 25 countries by 2025

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is launching a new initiative which aims to halt the transmission of malaria in 25 more countries by 2025. The...

Drug-resistant Malaria gaining ground in Africa, Study reveals

Researchers on Thursday reported the first clinical evidence that drug-resistant mutations of the parasite responsible for malaria are gaining ground in Africa. Experts have long...

Nigerians blast Buhari’s spokesman over tweet

Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, on Sunday, came under intense criticism on social media for advising...

Falana tells FG to seek Cuba’s assistance to halt malaria epidemic

Human Rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, on Monday urged the Nigerian Government to seek the assistance of Cuba to halt malaria epidemic in the...

EU donates N102m to tackle malnutrition in Sokoto, Zamfara

The European Union (EU) is allocating an additional €300 000 (N102m) in humanitarian aid to provide life-saving treatment to undernourished children in Nigeria’s northwestern...

Accelerated R&D key to eliminating malaria -WHO

The WHO said accelerated Research and Development (R&D) in new tools for malaria prevention and treatment is key if the world is to eradicate...

1,800 dead as malaria ‘epidemic’ rages in Burundi: UN

Malaria has killed more than 1,800 people in Burundi this year, the UN's humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivalling a deadly Ebola outbreak...

GM fungus kills 99% of malaria mosquitoes – Study

A fungus - genetically enhanced to produce spider toxin - can rapidly kill huge numbers of the mosquitoes that spread malaria, a study suggests.

Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to fake...

Tens of thousands of people in Africa die each year because of fake drugs and counterfeit medication, an EU-funded report has revealed

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