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# Malaria

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# Out of Action
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals he contracted malaria on international duty
The Arsenal captain has been in hospital after contracting the illness whilst with Gabon last month.
# Drug Resistance
Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.
# Larium
Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service
He spent 25 years in the Defence Forces including periods in Liberia and Chad.
# Medical Mystery
Italy opens manslaughter inquiry after four-year-old dies from malaria
The girl had not left malaria-free Italy, and may have contracted the disease from a family in a hospital.
# carriers
A form of malaria that usually only affects monkeys is now affecting humans in Brazil
Researchers believe the discovery may “complicate the drive towards eventual elimination of the disease”.
# Charlie Webster
British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital
It’s understood that she was placed in an induced coma last night.
# Lariam
New risk to drug used by soldiers not mentioned on watchdog website
A new possible side effect of Lariam, which is prescribed as an anti-malarial to members of the Defence Forces, was issued last year.
# Malaria
Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell
This is why proofreading your tweets is essential.
# Disease
The deadliest creature on the planet? It's not even close
Humans? Pretty deadly. Lions? Not even in the top 10.
Voices
Column: A vaccine could soon be here for one of the most devastating diseases on the planet
With malaria causing 627,000 deaths last year, there are high hopes for the first vaccine. But old-fashioned people power can also make a difference.
# Disease
Cases of malaria in Ireland rise for the third year in a row
71 were recorded last year.
# Health
Over half of Africa remains at "moderate to high" risk of malaria
However, seven countries – Cape Verde, Eritrea, South Africa, Ethiopa, Swaziland, Djibouti and Mayotte- have low enough transmission rates to make elimination a feasible goal.
# Disease
World's first malaria vaccine could be available for African children
GlaxoSmithKline will seek regulatory approval next year to market the vaccine against the disease which killed 660,000 in 2010.
# Science
New test for drug resistant malaria unveiled
A new test will cut down on the labour and time it takes to test for certain strains of malaria.
# Malaria
'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs
The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.
# Defence Forces
No plans to discontinue use of anti-malarial Lariam in Defence Forces
A small group of Irish soldiers are holding protests and bringing legal action over the use of Lariam in the Defence Forces. TheJournal.ie investigates.
# Malaria
One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research
Counterfeit anti-malaria medicines are contributing to deaths across the world and also leading to drug resistance – putting billions of people at risk – according to researchers.
# Psychiatric Care
Six teens 'injected with malaria' in Austrian psychiatric ward
The alleged victims claim they were deliberately given malaria while being treated psychiatrically at the ward in the 1960s.
# Malaria
Warning issued over fake malaria drugs
Researchers say that counterfeit or substandard drugs found in 11 African countries could help parasites develop a resistance to treatment.
# Global Fund
Major Aids treatment fund suspends further grants over financial issues
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said today that global financial woes mean it can’t pledge any more funding until 2014.
# Malaria
Hope for medical breakthrough with 'effective' malaria vaccine
Almost a million people are year are killed by malaria – but a new vaccine could cut cases in young children by half, a trial suggests.
# Malaria
New malaria-proof mosquito developed
Good news for Cheryl Cole!