The hydroxychloroquine tablet was used to to suppress Kelly Moseley’s immune system
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Thursday 18 August 2011
Reduced immunity and mosquitoes' growing resistance to insecticide blamed
Tuesday 03 May 2011
There have been many snake oil salesmen purveying cures for Aids but to find their activities backed by UK charities may be a first.
Monday 25 April 2011
People are being urged to pack anti-malaria pills if they go abroad after figures showed cases of the disease have jumped by almost 30% in two years.
Thursday 21 April 2011
Scientists have figured out a way to block the spread of malaria using genetically-modified (GM) mosquitoes that carry synthetic genes to curb the transmission of the blood parasite when the insect bites its human host.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Tuesday 22 February 2011
A red seaweed found off the Pacific island of Fiji has been found to contain a powerful class of natural substances that can effectively destroy the malaria parasite, scientists said yesterday.
Sunday 30 January 2011
Friday 21 January 2011
George Clooney has revealed he contracted malaria but has "completely" recovered from his battle with the illness.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
A nurse who sparked an international search because it was feared he had malaria appeared in court today charged with sexual and common assault.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Didier Drogba has admitted the Chelsea dressing room has been an "unhappy" place during their recent slump in form and says his own performances have been hampered by his battles with injury and malaria.
Sunday 26 December 2010
Friday 10 December 2010
Wakefield have lost two players from their projected squad for the next Super League season. The Wildcats have released the 29-year-old prop Richard Moore who is now expected to sign for Crusaders, and have cancelled the contract of the Papua New Guinea centre Jessie Joe Parker.
Thursday 25 November 2010
Former MP Lembit Opik has been bitten by a snake while enduring the latest I'm A Celebrity challenge.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Didier Drogba's brush with malaria is worrying for him and his fans, but would barely raise an eyebrow in his native Ivory Coast. Most of his countrymen will have suffered repeated episodes of the disease during their childhood, building up their immunity to the point where it troubles them only in the way that flu troubles us.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Didier Drogba plays tonight for Chelsea against local rivals Fulham despite undergoing treatment for malaria, which the club believe he could have been carrying for months.
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