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Royals, celebrities, scientists join renewed call to tackle malaria

Apr 17 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The global fight against malaria hits the spotlight on Wednesday when science and business leaders, Britain's Prince Charles and Bill Gates join forces to push for new commitments to end the mosquito-borne disease that kills a child every two minutes.

Nigel and Margot replace Harvey and Irma after devastating hurricane season

Apr 12 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate will no longer wreak havoc after being retired from the United Nations' official list of hurricane names following one of the most devastating and deadly seasons on record.

Trial of new bug spray on malaria nets in Tanzania sets hopes flying

Apr 11 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Using a new bug spray on bed nets that blocks mosquitoes resistant to current insecticides almost halved malaria infections among children in Tanzania in a study that has boosted hopes of protecting more people from the killer disease.

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