Home > Medical > Malaria > All about prevention All about prevention All sections in Malaria » About Malaria » Prevention » Treatment » Complications » FAQs » Health Tips » Malaria in SA » Multimedia » Malaria News » Real-life Story Chicken odour repulses mosquitoes Noticing that mosquitoes bite humans, but stay away from chickens, Ethiopian scientists are working on a new way to protect humans against malaria. Malaria-proof mosquito may soon be a reality Mosquitoes that are unable to transmit disease are 'on the horizon'. Already, a California laboratory has hatched mosquitoes incapable of transmitting malaria. “Malaria Buddy” App launched on World Malaria Day 2016 Mobile apps are great modern tools that could help in the fight against malaria. The Malaria Buddy App provides info on the disease, how to prevent getting sick and what to do if you think you've got malaria. Assess Life expectancy » Quiz Would you survive disaster? » Join Body Talk » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Five facts you need to know about malaria Malaria, an African story Take care against malaria Adequate protection against mosquitoes, that's what most South Africans, who intend spending Christmas in certain neighbouring countries should pack. Genetic variations help African children fight malaria In some cases, having a specific genetic variation almost halves a child's risk of developing a life-threatening case of malaria. One million Africans to catch malaria from newly-constructed dams The building of over 80 new dams across sub-Saharan Africa is expected to cause over one million cases of malaria this year with people living near these dams at the greatest risk. EU approves the world's first malaria vaccine The world's first malaria vaccine, called Mosquirix, got a green light from the European Medicines Agency. who have recommended that it be licensed for use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease. Swaziland likely to be first to eliminate malaria in southern Africa Swaziland’s malaria cases decreased by 99 percent between 2000 and 2014 and global malaria experts meet to recognise the country's role in the elimination of the disease. Bill Gates and UN say malaria could be eradicated by 2040 Getting rid of malaria could ultimately save 11 million lives and provide $2 trillion in economic benefits. How the world can cut malaria cases by 90% in the next 15 years The combined efforts behind the World Health Organisation and Roll Back Malaria is finally paying off and we should see a 90% reduction by 2030 in malaria mortality rates and cases compared to 2015. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Painmaster Microcurrent Therapy provides drug-free pain relief Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back!