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World 14 Aug 2019 | 11:42 PM

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets.

Nation 05 May 2019 | 6:26 AM

Malaysia on track to meet zero malaria target by 2020, says Health Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Health Ministry (MOH) has targeted Malaysia to be declared a human indigenous malaria free nation by the World Health Organisation (WHO) by 2020.

Animals 08 Nov 2018 | 6:00 AM

Dogs can be trained to sniff out malaria, researchers say

Dogs can be trained to sniff out certain cancers, people at risk of a diabetic coma, and now, children with malaria just by smelling their socks, researchers said.

Athletics 06 Apr 2018 | 3:10 PM

Athlete in 'serious' condition after contracting malaria

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - An athlete at the Commonwealth Games is in a "serious" condition at a Gold Coast hospital after contracting malaria, organisers said on Friday.

World 29 Nov 2017 | 4:44 PM

WHO fears complacency as progress against malaria stalls

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Progress in the global fight against malaria has stalled amid signs of flatlining funding and complacency that the mosquito-borne disease is less of a threat, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

Nation 04 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Mah: Outsiders may have caused malaria outbreak

IPOH: The malaria outbreak at Pos Kemar, Gerik in November last year could have been caused by outsiders.

Wellness 26 Dec 2016 | 6:04 AM

Why malaria hasn’t been eradicated, even though we can do it

A new WHO report shows why the world has not yet wiped out malaria, despite our ability to do so.

World 01 Nov 2016 | 11:35 AM

Seven decades of efforts to eradicate malaria

SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Seattle, which has been dubbed the "Silicon Valley of saving lives", thousands of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs are working on innovations to end malaria.