How to Stay Safe From Mosquitoes

How to Stay Safe From Mosquitoes

If you’re like most people, surely you’re not a fan of donating blood to mosquitoes. Those little flying vampires won’t hesitate to chow down on you as soon as they get the chance, and they don’t even care if you’re…
Malaria Vaccine Approved For The First Time By WHO

Malaria Vaccine Approved For The First Time By WHO

The world gained its first malaria vaccine on Tuesday, a milestone in efforts to treat a disease that kills more than 600,000 people each year. The news that the World Health Organization had approved the new vaccine, called Mosquirix, marked…
China is Officially Malaria-Free

China is Officially Malaria-Free

There’s no fooling around when it comes to malaria. Female mosquitoes can transmit this parasitic disease to humans, meaning that keeping ourselves away as much as possible from those tiny flying vampires is a great idea. Although malaria can be…
Drug-Resistant Malaria Strain ‘Invades’ South-East Asia

Drug-Resistant Malaria Strain ‘Invades’ South-East Asia

Regions in Southeast Asia are facing difficulties with a drug-resistant malaria strain. Countries such as Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand have encountered this malaria type. The two primary medicines designed to combat the virus are proving less effective at their task.…