Does This Malaria Vaccine Mark The Beginning Of A Malaria Free World?

I came across the most exciting piece of news recently while scrolling through my newsfeed on social media. It was about a new vaccine that can help prevent Malaria. Can you imagine that? Simply put, you and your loved ones may no longer have to contend with Malaria, once you take the vaccine. This is […]

Are You Sick, Or Is It Hypochondria?

What Is Hypochondria? Hypochondria, also called hypochondriasis is when a person sees unusual physical sensations & minor symptoms as an indication of a severe medical condition. People with hypochondriasis may now diagnosed as having an illness anxiety disorder. It is this excessive anxiety — rather than the physical symptoms — that can cause distress that disrupts your […]

Health Tips For The Rainy Season

Health Tips For The Rainy Season You are probably reading this while it is raining. If yes, I advise that you get a hot cup of tea or coffee and cuddle with the words of the article. The rains are here, and while we love the lower temperatures and fresher air, the truth is that […]

5 Ways To Make Malaria History

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It is the rainy season again, and while we love the coolness that comes with rainfall, it causes an increase in the incidence of a familiar foe, malaria. It can be really upsetting, slapping yourself while asleep, only to wake up with a palm smeared in blood. Worse still, when fever, fatigue, joint pain, and […]

The Truth About Malaria

Malaria is a life- threatening mosquito borne blood disease caused by a Plasmodium parasite. It is transmitted to humans through the bite of the Anopheles mosquito. Once an infected mosquito bites a human, the parasites multiply in the host’s liver before infecting and destroying red blood cells. SYMPTOMS Malaria symptoms can be classified into categories: […]