WHO says eradicating malaria ‘can be done’

LONDON: Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to... Read more »

1,800 dead as malaria ‘epidemic’ rages in Burundi: UN

Malaria has killed more than 1,800 people in Burundi this year, the UN’s humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivaling a deadly Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. In its... Read more »

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia

LONDON: Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia, scientists warned on Monday. Using genomic surveillance... Read more »

Mosquito nets worth Rs1.75bn to be distributed in KP, Balochistan to fight malaria

Web Desk On Apr 24, 2019 Last updated Apr 24, 2019 ISLAMABAD: In a bid to prevent people from mosquito-borne disease, malaria, the federal government has decided to distribute 3.4 million insecticide-treated... Read more »

Combination insecticide launched to fight resistance malaria

JOHANNESBURG: German drugmaker Bayer AG launched on Wednesday the world’s first combination indoor insecticide in Africa to help fight insecticide-resisant strains of malaria that have frustrated global attempts to stamp out the... Read more »

Researchers explore new way of killing malaria in the liver

In the ongoing hunt for more effective weapons against malaria, international researchers said Thursday they are exploring a pathway that has until now been little studied — killing parasites in the liver,... Read more »

Faltering malaria fight should refocus on high-risk countries, says WHO

LONDON: Global health authorities need to counter a worrying lull in the fight against malaria by focusing their efforts on the near-dozen mostly African countries where it claims most lives, the World... Read more »