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Rainfall, poor hygiene, increase disease level in Borno – MSF

“Since September 1, MSF has admitted 183 children into the Intensive Care Unit and in the last week
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World Mosquito Day: NGO sensitises destitutes on malaria prevention in Kaduna

In Battle of Beliefs, Govt Targets Boko Haram’s Top Brass

WOMEN-FOR-WOMEN Foundation, an NGO, on Sunday began the sensitisation of Almajiris and other destitutes in Kaduna on ways to prevent Malaria and other diseases caused by dirty environment. Chairperson of the foundation, Dr Maryam Abubakar […]
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Researchers claim that babies with high levels of immune-related protein less likely to develop malaria

Researchers claim that babies with high levels of immune-related protein less likely to develop malaria

Babies born with high levels of an immune-related protein in their blood cells are less likely to develop malaria throughout their early childhood, a discovery with implications for vaccine development against the disease, according to a latest Australian research. “We found that newborn babies born with a high level of a certain type of cytokine, […] …

JCI offers free malaria, typhoid, BP screening, drugs to Lagos residents

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Over 700 residents of Okunola community in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos have received free medical screening, consultation and drugs. They were screened for diabetes, hypertension, blood sugar, malaria and typhoid at a free medical outreach tagged: ‘Project Smile’, which was organised by Junior Chambers International (JCI) Lagos City. According to the president, Toyin […] …

“Radical cure” best treatment for common malaria: study

Mosquito, the insect that causes malaria Researchers on Friday said that “radical cure” is the best treatment for a type of malaria affecting 13 million people.A team of international malaria experts, led by the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin, published a study analysing the treatment of plasmodium vivax malaria. Plasmodium

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