home > travel health center > travel health a-z list > malaria facts index Malaria Facts Malaria FactsRelated Health News « Back to Malaria Facts Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity 6 Insect Repellents Get High Marks Children Usually Excluded From Clinical Drug Trials: Study Combo Treatment Protects Pregnant Women, Fetuses From Malaria in Study Declining Funding May Cause U.N. to Fall Short of Health Goals Dengue Fever a Major Cost Burden in Puerto Rico Did Malaria, Bone Disease Kill King Tut? 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