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Pharmacist handling malaria drug. Packet of the anti-malaria drug Coartem (a combination of artemether and lumefantrine) being handled by a hospital pharmacist. This form of the drug is specifically formulated for children. Malaria is a severe disease caused by Plasmodium parasites, which are transmitted to humans by blood-feeding Anopheles mosquitoes. It is particularly prevalent in tropical areas of the world. Photographed at St Mary's Hospital, Lacor, Gulu, Uganda.
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