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Malaria can be eradicated by 2050, say global experts

Malaria can be eradicated by 2050, say global experts

In a major report on Sunday, 41 specialists said a future free of malaria - one of the world's oldest and deadliest diseases - can be achieved as early as 2050.

Indonesia's quake-hit Lombok declares health emergency over malaria

Indonesia's quake-hit Lombok declares health emergency over malaria

Indonesia's tourist island of Lombok is battling malaria, authorities said on Saturday, declaring a health emergency after a series of earthquakes in July and August forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes.

Over 125 cases of malaria treated at HMC last year

Over 125 cases of malaria treated at HMC last year

To highlight World Malaria Day and ahead of the summer vacation season, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is advising residents who are planning travel to known malaria-endemic regions of the world ...

Mosquito traps laced with human scent help fight malaria

Mosquito traps laced with human scent help fight malaria

Dutch and Kenyan scientists have designed a unique mosquito trap which uses human odour to attract the malaria-carrying insects, helping cut the number of cases dramatically ...

Britain and Bill Gates announce £3 billion to eradicate malaria

Britain and Bill Gates announce £3 billion to eradicate malaria

Britain's finance minister and tech billionaire Bill Gates unveiled Monday a plan to spend billions to eradicate ‘the world's deadliest killer’ malaria.