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Rethinking the mosquito net

Disease-spreading mozzies may be getting wise to our best defences, but science is fighting back with a new kind of chemistry. But will advances be able to outpace nature?

Why over-treating malaria in Africa is a problem, and how it can be stopped

Malaria medication is being accidentally wasted on other conditions.

Malaria has been beaten back – but children are still dying

Now the fight is on to eliminate the illness entirely – and save those still at the mercy of the mosquito.
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Mobile tech: A malaria-fighting secret weapon for Africa?

Is mobile technology the malaria-fighting secret weapon Africa’s been waiting for?

Cheap drugs a bitter pill for the West

A global squabble over property rights could see the price of medicine soar in poor countries.

Text messages help fight cholera in Mozambique

As Mozambique struggles to recover from the worst flooding in over a decade, aid agencies are pioneering the use of mobile phones to distribute aid.

New malaria drug excites researchers

The drug is effective against resistant parasites and shows no adverse side effects, researchers say.

Hard climb to beat malaria

The tools to fight the malaria may have improved, but only sustained efforts will totally eliminate it, not just intermittent interventions.

Malaria wonder drug loses its grip

Misuse of artemisinin combination therapy on the Thai-Burma border has allowed parasitic resistance to develop that could spread worldwide.

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