The disease claims almost half a million lives every year.
Dubstep is now scientifically-proven to kill the mood for love - for mosquitos anyway. In a recent study, scientists played music by dubstep star Skrillex to yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) to investigate the effects. The genre’s mixture of very high and very low frequencies proved to help put the insects off their game and off their taste for blood.
The number of deaths attributed to malaria has declined considerably, yet the disease continues to wreak havoc across Africa
'I’ve got an idea for how to get back on my bike and do something to help malaria.'
Diseases caused by pollution were responsible for an estimated nine million premature deaths in 2015
While everyone else has been looking back at what happened around the world in 2017, I’ve been thinking about the things
Rescued explorer Benedict Allen has been evacuated from dense jungle to the capital of Papua New Guinea with suspected malaria