We risk sleepwalking into a future where cures we take for granted, rapidly disappear.
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A new strain of 'super' malaria is presenting a "serious threat" to the world as it has spread across South East Asia, in spite of continued efforts to contain it. Just like other types of antibiotic...
And women and girls are the likely losers.
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Richard Shine has won the Prime Minister's Prize For Science for protecting Australian animals.
In order to garner political will for an issue, the media need to be reporting on it, and a large number of people need to care about it. As it is hard to get people to care about numbers, regardless of their significance, it is hard to garner political will, or the fundraising, to address the issue.
My dear friend, the late Paul O'Grady, was the first openly gay man to serve in the NSW Parliament. In 1996, Paul publicly disclosed on national television that he was HIV positive and had developed AIDS. This was my first experience of someone I was close to living with HIV.
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LONDON, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An international goal to eliminate malaria in parts of the world by 2030 is ambitious but “achievable”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Mond...
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A long-forgotten malaria drug thought to be ineffective has been reconsidered by scientists at an Australian university who have demonstrated its brilliant ability to fight the deadly disease. The dis...
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One mystery of the potentially deadly Malaria parasite has been solved as a group of Australian scientists discover why the body cannot mount a defense against it. The finding, from researchers at Mel...
Mosquito bites are a harmless part of summer for most Australians, but head to the northern tip of Queensland or further into Asia-Pacific and they become feared carriers of dengue fever and malaria....