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mosquito

Infections
April 25, 2016

Malaria – are we going to win the fight!?

It is truly the stuff of legend! The fight against malaria is one of the most inspiring global health stories in decades.  Here are just two example of what dedicated people have achieved: (more…)
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Infections
April 7, 2016

UPDATE: what’s up with Zika?

By Grant Wood #Zika – do you remember when that hashtag was trending on Twitter and other social media platforms? Well, it hasn’t died out; it’s still a threat. Here’s an update. (more…)
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Infections
January 29, 2016

Zika virus may infect up to 4 million people!

Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.com Zika is spreading! Don’t fall pregnant in a #Zika zone! Zika spread to the US! Every day there’s a new batch of headlines about a mosquito-borne virus that most people have never even heard of. Well, here's what we know now: (more…)
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Infections
April 20, 2015

This is how to get malaria the easy way

Getting Malaria, is easy: just pack away the mosquito net, attend evening braais in short-sleeved shirts - or no shirt - without mosquito repellent. Skip those anti-malaria tabs, or just take them now and again, and leave doors and windows open from sunset to sunrise! The mozzies will treat you like a buffet. (more…)
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Infections
November 5, 2014

Things You Need To Know About Malaria

Is there anything worse than being kept up at night by the constant buzzing of a mosquito? You just regard them as a nuisance, right? But they’re actually more dangerous than you may think – they can spread malaria. This’s what you need to know about those pesky mosquitoes. (more…)
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