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China becomes the largest country to officially eradicate malaria
After a 70-year effort, the WHO confirmed the country has maintained zero cases for more than four years.
Viagra could have been a groundbreaking cure for period cramps
And other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
Scientists have created the most effective malaria vaccine of all time
The new malaria vaccine is 77 percent effective in young children.
Why you might need to sport a mask inside your own home
Here’s everything you need to know this week.
Antibiotic over-prescription is worst for kids in low-income countries
And too many meds can lead to drug resistance and future health dilemmas.
Mosquitoes are becoming resistant to our best defenses
Insecticide resistance is dampening our progress against malaria
Mosquito-trapping balloons could help us understand one of the world’s deadliest diseases
New research finds the mosquitoes are traveling much further than previously thought.
These dogs know you have malaria before you do
Reporting for the dog detection unit
The Carolinas are waging war against nickel-sized hurricane mosquitoes
Sprayers plan attacks from the ground and sky.
The weirdest things we learned this week: Curing syphilis with malaria, ejecting bears from planes, and discovering new beer yeasts
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.