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Captain Jack Olsson Jack Olsson tells of his Army experience as a Troop Commander in the 2/8th Field Artillery Regiment during his service in Borneo 1944-45, where mosquitoes reigned supreme! To be protected from malaria all troops were required to take Atebrin tablets each day under strict supervision. These tablets however were not a cure but at best a suppressive. At … More JACKS STORY!
Medical scientists have worked in vain for many years to develop a vaccine for Malaria, which kills hundreds of thousands of people every year. In 2015, 429,000 deaths from Malaria were recorded. And in Sub-Saharan Africa, children under the age of 5 accounted for 90% of all deaths due to malaria (WHO, 2007). … More On the verge of a Malaria Vaccine
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Malaria is one of the killer diseases of the world. Queensland scientists want to deliberately infect people with malaria to prove they can beat it. Professor Michael Good from Griffith University, Institute for Glycomics, Gold Coast, explains further about the disease Malaria, where it's found, the impact on the world and the vaccine.