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Did the Red Cross cure 154 Malaria cases with MMS within 48 hours?

The following YouTube video: Proof the Red Cross Cured 154 Malaria Cases with MMS finally proves that the Red Cross did a field test showing malaria was cured using MMS (sodium chlorite + ...
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Does a child die from malaria every two minutes?

A child dies from malaria every two minutes. -- CNN article on Faso Soap This doesn't sound right to me. I know Africa (the main location of malaria) is a big and populous place, but this seems too ...
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Have one out of every two people who have ever lived died of malaria?

Michael Finkel writes in National Geographic: Some scientists believe that one out of every two people who have ever lived have died of malaria. The Wall Street Journal Article The Tenacious Buzz ...
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Would Mefloquine be approved under today's regulations?

The anti-malarial drug Mefloquine (aka Lariam, Mephaquin or Mefliam) is known to frequently induce strong neurologic side effects. I have heard a number of times that this drug would fail to get ...
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Is it possible to (reliably) diagnose malaria with a noninvasive device/smartphone app?

Today, I was made aware of a research project made by Ugandan CS students who claim to have built a smartphone app together with a device called a "matiscope" that [...] uses a red light to ...
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Is there an herbal tea malaria cure that the World Health Organization is discouraging

There is a sensational article in slate that says there's an herbal tea containing Artemisia that will prevent malaria that is being discouraged by the establishment because it could cause resistance ...
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Does a "mosquito line" exist, above which mosquitos do not travel?

Is there any scientific definition or evidence of such a thing as the mosquito line? My first apartment in Manhattan was on the 25th floor of the Park Row building in the Financial District. The ...
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