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  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.  Two decades of research helps scientists to understand why creating a vaccine is difficult but not how to produce one. Vaccines work by training the body’s immune system to cope...
  2. 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 in the red blood cells and is a fatal illness. All of the countries in the world were prone to the disease but now it frequently occurs in countries with...
  3. 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 will have to make sure that you have the correct vaccinations.  There is no malaria vaccine so you have to take medication before and after you travel. Punta Cana is...
  4. 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 NHS are for; cholera, diphtheria, hepatitis A and Typhoid. People can catch these diseases from you when you get home. There is no vaccine for malaria so you have to...
  5. 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 parasites that can cause infection.  Malaria is a very serious illness that can sometimes be fatal.  It is therefore important that you are aware of which countries are a high...
  6. 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 damage and coma.  No One knows how seriously they will be affected by the condition so preventative treatments are required.  Often people are concerned about the side effects of the...
  7. 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 distance in order to observe them.  However, the Malaria transmitting mosquito can attack us without warning and infect us with a potentially fatal disease.   Malaria is present in over...

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