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Lumartem, Coartem… anti-malaria drugs at risk as Rwanda records first resistant parasites

    Lumartem, Coartem… anti-malaria drugs at risk as Rwanda records first resistant parasites

A new study has discovered resistant parasites to artemisinin — a major anti-malaria drug — in Rwanda, the first of such to be recorded in Africa. Common anti-malaria drugs in

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Nigeria receives $890m from Global Fund to tackle HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria

    Nigeria receives $890m from Global Fund to tackle HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria

Nigeria has received a grant of $890 million from the Global Fund, which will be focused on reducing the impact of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. Osagie Ehanire, minister of health,

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Lagos exceeds 3,500 cases as NCDC confirms 313 new infections in 17 states

    Lagos exceeds 3,500 cases as NCDC confirms 313 new infections in 17 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 313 fresh COVID-19 cases. The agency made the announcement on Sunday night via its Twitter handle. Lagos state recorded 148 new

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Malaria during pregnancy can cause miscarriage, expert warns

    Malaria during pregnancy can cause miscarriage, expert warns
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FACT CHECK: Does malaria kill 822 Nigerians daily as Garba Shehu claimed?

  FACT CHECK: Does malaria kill 822 Nigerians daily as Garba Shehu claimed?

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, took a jab at the media on Sunday, saying they have not been giving the same

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Garba Shehu: Media focusing on coronavirus… what about malaria?

  Garba Shehu: Media focusing on coronavirus… what about malaria?

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has accused the media of paying more attention to coronavirus outbreak than malaria. Coronavirus has made

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World’s first malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

  World’s first malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi
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Nigeria ‘unlikely to eliminate’ malaria by 2030

  Nigeria ‘unlikely to eliminate’ malaria by 2030

A recent report by the Malaria Futures for Africa (MalaFa) says Nigeria may not be able to meet the 2030

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FG to make malaria elimination national priority

  FG to make malaria elimination national priority

The federal government has pledged to commit $300 million (N108 billion) to eliminate malaria in the country. A statement issued

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Same-sex marriage, $2trn intra-Commonwealth trade, Ban on plastics… highlights from CHOGM 2018

  Same-sex marriage, $2trn intra-Commonwealth trade, Ban on plastics… highlights from CHOGM 2018

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting came to an end on Friday night as the secretary general, Patricia Scotland and

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