Has Africa Found a Cure for Malaria?


A new discovery holds promise for preventing the transmission of malaria and may potentially eradicate it altogether.

Infected Anopheles mosquitoes carry a parasite in the genus Plasmodium, the cause of the deadly disease malaria

  • Africa:  Scientific World Abuzz Over Potential Malaria Cure

    Daily Maverick, 30 August 2012

    While it's too soon to foresee an end to malaria as a killer disease, UCT's announcement on Tuesday of the discovery of a compound with the potential power to cure all strains of ... read more »

  • South Africa:  DA Applauds Discovery of Anti-Malaria Compound

    Democratic Alliance, 29 August 2012

    The DA welcomes the news that the University of Cape Town (UCT)'s Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3-D) has identified a compound that has the potential to both prevent and ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Clinical Trials for SA Anti-Malaria Drug

    SouthAfrica.info, 29 August 2012

    The development of a single-dose anti-malarial drug by the University of Cape Town (UCT) could help Africa and the rest of the world tackle a disease which claims almost a million ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Nation's Anti-Malaria Drug Selected for Clinical Trials

    SAnews.gov.za, 28 August 2012

    The development of a single-dose anti-malarial drug by the University of Cape Town (UCT) could help Africa and the world tackle a disease which claims almost a million lives a ... read more »

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