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The hydroxychloroquine tablet was used to to suppress Kelly Moseley’s immune system

Scientists alarmed by drug-resistant malaria

Treatment that was hailed as wonder cure proves less effective in Cambodia

Malaria: The holiday bug with a lethal sting

The most deadly form of malaria is on the rise among travellers – yet all too many are failing to take the steps that could prevent it. City worker Andrew Wylde tells Rob Sharp his own cautionary tale

Fallen Angel, by William Fotheringham

Who is Italy's most popular sportsman of the 20th century? Not motor-racing maestro Enzo Ferrari (third) or skiing supremo Alberto Tomba (second) but the cyclist they call "il campionissimo", the champion of champions, Fausto Coppi, who died aged 40 in 1960.

Inside Travel: Can travel damage your health?

Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth offers her expert opinion on the likely risks for tourists

Flower Hunters, By Mary Gribbin & John Gribbin

The assiduous Gribbins have uncovered much splendid detail in this bouquet of 11 floral explorers. Carl Linnaeus was an obsessive organiser who invented plant classification, though this precision did not prevent him from attempting to fiddle his travelling expenses. .

Inside Yarl's Wood: Britain's shame over child detainees

Emily Dugan on the shocking treatment of families in immigration centres

Sarah Brown: So much depends on ensuring the health of the world's mothers

There are are many causes that exist side by side and each of us are right to argue for the causes we know to be important. Action on HIV/Aids. On malaria. On nutrition, on infant deaths. Action on schools and on building health care systems.

Breakthrough in fight against malaria

Killer bites are caused by older insects – so scientists have developed a pesticide that attacks only them

Leading article: A bitter pill to swallow

Capitalism has long lived with contradictions. But it is not necessary to attempt to comprehend the complexity of the credit crunch to see that. Consider the polypill. You would have to go a long way to uncover a market failure as striking as that.

Malaria kills BA steward and leaves two seriously ill

The death of a cabin crew member raises concerns that a change in drugs provision has put staff at risk

Tears as British couple get year's hard labour

Gambian judge makes an example of Christians who criticised Muslim state

Something To Declare: Las Vegas; Malaria in Gambia; £9 rooms

Where to go, how to save, what to avoid

Collapse of sterling hits value of British aid

British aid has been in effect reduced by up to £334m as a result of the plummeting value of the pound, according to figures to be released by the Conservative Party today.

The <i>IoS</i> Christmas Appeal: First cholera. Now it's malaria and anthrax

Our special correspondent reports from Mashonaland West, where Zimbabwe's hard-pressed doctors are doing all they can to stop the spread of disease

The tiny microscope that needs no lens

Scientists have developed and built a thumbnail sized microscope that magnifies without lenses.

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War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

Patrick Cockburn reports from Kirkuk on a conflict which sectarianism has made intractable
Living with Alzheimer's: What is it really like to be diagnosed with early-onset dementia?

What is it like to live with Alzheimer's?

Depicting early-onset Alzheimer's, the film 'Still Alice' had a profound effect on Joy Watson, who lives with the illness. She tells Kate Hilpern how she's coped with the diagnosis
The Internet of Things: Meet the British salesman who gave real-world items a virtual life

Setting in motion the Internet of Things

British salesman Kevin Ashton gave real-world items a virtual life
Election 2015: Latest polling reveals Tories and Labour on course to win the same number of seats - with the SNP holding the balance of power

Election 2015: A dead heat between Mr Bean and Dick Dastardly!

Lord Ashcroft reveals latest polling – and which character voters associate with each leader
Audiences queue up for 'true stories told live' as cult competition The Moth goes global

Cult competition The Moth goes global

The non-profit 'slam storytelling' competition was founded in 1997 by the novelist George Dawes Green and has seen Malcolm Gladwell, Salman Rushdie and Molly Ringwald all take their turn at the mic
Pakistani women come out fighting: A hard-hitting play focuses on female Muslim boxers

Pakistani women come out fighting

Hard-hitting new play 'No Guts, No Heart, No Glory' focuses on female Muslim boxers
Leonora Carrington transcended her stolid background to become an avant garde star

Surreal deal: Leonora Carrington

The artist transcended her stolid background to become an avant garde star
LGBT History Month: Pupils discuss topics from Sappho to same-sex marriage

Education: LGBT History Month

Pupils have been discussing topics from Sappho to same-sex marriage
11 best gel eyeliners

Go bold this season: 11 best gel eyeliners

Use an ink pot eyeliner to go bold on the eyes with this season's feline flicked winged liner
Cricket World Cup 2015: Tournament runs riot to make the event more hit than miss...

Cricket World Cup runs riot to make the event more hit than miss...

The tournament has reached its halfway mark and scores of 300 and amazing catches abound. One thing never changes, though – everyone loves beating England
Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Heptathlete ready to jump at first major title

Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Ready to jump at first major title

After her 2014 was ruined by injury, 21-year-old Briton is leading pentathlete going into this week’s European Indoors. Now she intends to turn form into gold
Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot