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WHO approves new malaria treatment
A new treatment for malaria, one of the world's biggest killers, consists of a combination of drugs in one tablet.
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2012 09:12

Malaria is one of the world's biggest killers.

In Africa, a child dies from the disease every 45 seconds.

Now the World Health Organisation is endorsing a new treatment - a combination of drugs in one tablet which, it says, will make a huge difference.

Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.

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