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Drug-resistant malaria: A threat to SA

As we mark World Malaria Day, the emergence of drug-resistant malaria in parts of south-east Asia is of great concern to South Africa, a medical scientist tells Health24.

Why are soldiers still taking Lariam?

The anti-malaria drug Lariam has been associated with a number of brutal military murders and suicides, so why is it still being prescribed to soldiers on active duty.

Malaria - One mosquito bite can kill you

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has assured Health24 that there is no need for the public to panic over drug-resistant malaria in South Africa.

Remarkable drop in malaria death rates

Malaria deaths, which claimed the lives of over 1300 people in South Africa since 2000, have dropped by almost a half globally, but Ebola threatens to reverse some gains.

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