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Climate change is adding to a growing infectious disease burden – we need coordinated action now

Tuberculosis (TB) is curable and preventable. Yet in 2021, around 1.6 million people died from the disease. Worldwide measles cases spiked by 79% in the first two months of 2022, despite a licensed vaccine against the disease being available since 1963. In refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, an outbreak of diphtheria – another disease preventable through vaccines – saw nearly…
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Can malaria be cured by normal paracetamol?

The World Health Organization treatment guidelines group endorses the use of ibuprofen and paracetamol to treat fevers. Reports suggest that antipyretics may lengthen malaria parasitic infection. However, researchers generally regard paracetamol as safe and well tolerated when used as directed. This article discusses paracetamol’s role in treating malaria, the risks of using it as the only treatment…
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What’s Causing My Headache and Nosebleed?

Nosebleeds, also called epistaxis, and headaches are common medical issues that can happen at the same time or separately. The causes can be minor, like allergies or weather changes. Or for some people, they can be caused by a severe injury or medical condition. This article will discuss the causes of headaches and nosebleeds, common causes, serious…
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