malaria

  1. Why Malaria Vaccination Is Difficult To Develop

    Why Malaria Vaccination Is Difficult To Develop

    Antimalarials treat Malaria by killing the parasite that causes the disease.  There is no vaccination for malaria because the parasite responsible for the disease adapts and becomes immune to vaccinations...
  2. When Malaria Should Be Suspected In An Individual

    When Malaria Should Be Suspected In An Individual

    Malaria does not originate in the UK because it is a tropical disease.  People who develop the condition in countries where Malaria is not a risk have visited high-risk areas...
  3. Will Malaria Ever Be Eradicated?

    Will Malaria Ever Be Eradicated?

    Malaria is a life-threatening condition prevalent in tropical climates. The female mosquito passes on the Plasmodium parasite by biting and sucking the blood of the victim.  Malaria affects the haemoglobin...
  4. How Will Malaria Affect Us In The Future?

    How Will Malaria Affect Us In The Future?

    Malaria is a pretty resilient infection and up to now  has evaded doctor’s attempts to produce a vaccine.  Presently treatment involves taking malaria tablets before, during and after your trip...
  5. Can Malaria Drugs Cause Miscarriage?

    Can Malaria Drugs Cause Miscarriage?

    Malaria is a serious illness that is particularly dangerous for unborn babies and pregnant women. Doctors advise women against travelling to high-risk areas if they are pregnant or trying to...
  6. Why Malaria Is Spreading In Venezuela?

    Why Malaria Is Spreading In Venezuela?

    Malaria is a tropical disease spread by a female mosquito carrying the Plasmodium parasite. It is a serious condition which may result in brain damage or death.  Antimalarial medicines prevent...
  7. Are Malaria Tablets Needed For Vietnam?

    Are Malaria Tablets Needed For Vietnam?

    Malaria is a tropical disease spread by the female mosquito who is carrying a parasite. Malaria is a serious illness that can be fatal if not treated correctly.  You cannot...
  8. Do I Need Malaria Tablets For The Dominican Republic This Christmas?

    Do I Need Malaria Tablets For The Dominican Republic This Christmas?

    Escaping the dull, damp winter weather at Christmas time is a dream for most people.  If you are one of the lucky ones heading for the sun this winter you...
  9. Are Malaria Tablets Free On NHS?

    Are Malaria Tablets Free On NHS?

    Malaria treatment is not free on the NHS because it not considered a danger to the public if it is brought into the country. The only free vaccines on the...
  10. How Will Malaria Be Affected By Climate Change?

    How Will Malaria Be Affected By Climate Change?

    Malaria is a tropical disease that is spread by mosquitos.  It is caused when a mosquito infected with a plasmodial parasite bites a human.  There are four types of malarial...
  11. Are Malaria Pills Worth It?

    Are Malaria Pills Worth It?

    Malaria is a tropical disease spread by mosquitos. It is caused a by the protozoan parasite that is transferred by mosquito bites.  Symptoms vary from mild fever to fatal brain...
  12. Which Malaria Tablets For South Africa?

    Which Malaria Tablets For South Africa?

    South Africa is an amazing vibrant country with breathtaking landscape, fascinating history, ancient artefacts, bustling cities and dangerous animals.  Lions, tigers, cheetahs and rhinos require us to keep a safe...

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