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Malaria: Paediatrician harps on personal hygiene

DR Kunle Otuneye, a Consultant Paediatrician at the National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday advised Nigerians to maintain personal hygiene to curb malaria as the rainy season sets in. Otuneye gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja ahead of this year’s World Malaria Day with the theme “End Malaria for Good”. According to ...

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A Device That Detects Malaria in 5 Seconds Is Coming to Nigeria

​Despite the fact that it is preventable and curable, malaria remains one of the most fatal diseases, especially in this part of the world, affecting around 200 million people annually. For the year 2015 alone, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that 438,000 people died from malaria mainly in sub-Saharan Africa. John Lewandowski, a 26 year old PhD student in ...

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