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Doctor who eradicated smallpox dies at 87...

Donald Henderson headed an army of field workers around the world under an initiative of the World Health Organization.

Using human odour to fight malaria

"Beating malaria without using insecticides is my ultimate dream."

GMO mosquitoes 'won't harm environment'

Supporters of the modified mosquitoes say they could be a key asset in the fight against Zika.

'Elephantiasis' virus may boost AIDS risk...

Wuchereria bancrofti is found in many areas in Africa where HIV infection rates are high, and can cause elephantiasis.

Linking chicken with malaria prevention

"We went into the chemical basis involved in repelling malaria mosquitoes by odours emanating from the chickens."

'Sugar daddies' & 'blessers': A threat to...

Girls between the ages of 15 and 19 are up to eight times more likely to be HIV-positive than boys the same age.

How one man spread a killer virus in hospital...

The case is the most prolific transmission of MERS virus from one patient outside the Middle East.

Hepatitis outstrips AIDS, TB as killer -...

"Whereas deaths from many infectious diseases have dropped since 1990, viral hepatitis deaths have risen."

Study throws fat in the fire of diet debate...

For decades, dietary fat has been blamed for artery-clogging cholesterol linked to heart disease and stroke.

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