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Have Stinky Feet? Wash Your Socks Or You're GUARANTEED To Get Malaria!

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Fine, maybe not 'guaranteed,' but your chances of getting bitten by a mosquito carrying malaria skyrockets if you have stanky-ass feet!

WASH YOUR SOCKS! Science says so! LOLz!

Mosquitoes infected with the malaria parasite are significantly more attracted to

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Rebel Wilson Reunites With Whoopi Goldberg On The View! Watch Video HERE!

Rebel Wilson continues to captivate audiences EVERYWHERE, including The View hosts!

The HIGHlarious actress stopped by to promote her new film Pain & Gain, and while she joked that her co-stars’ — Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson — bigger builds made her feel “slender,” it was her Whoopi Goldberg anecdote that had us intrigued!

Ch-ch-check out the awesome interview (above)! Rebel even divulges why she chose to become an actress — it includes a trip to South Africa, a bout of malaria, and a hallucination!

While she was in New York, Rebel also got to meet the one and only Bette Midler! She tweeted:

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One Direction's Harry Styles & Liam Payne Witness Malaria In Ghana & Ask For Your Help

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We are just tearing up over here.

One Direction's Harry Styles and Liam Payne headed over to Ghana to support the charity, Comic Relief's Red Nose Day — and as soon as the entered a clinic, where children are suffering from malaria, they couldn't believe what they saw.

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Early Malaria Vaccine Results Hold Promise!!

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Malaria Vaccine Promise

This is FANTASTIC news!

A new, experimental, vaccine for the most deadly strains (if not all) of malaria is showing early promise — which is such a great thing.

In animals, the vaccine stopped Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that is responsible for 9 out of 10 malaria deaths!

Apparently the achilles heel of the parasite is a protein called RH5. Blocking this protein stops it from latching onto the host's cells.

If the safety tests go well, we could be seeing clinical tests in two to three years… which means we might have a vaccine readily available within the decade!!

Good luck to everyone involved, this is major!

[Image via AP Images.]

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Scientists Developing Malaria Vaccine That Could Eliminate The Disease

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Researchers in the United Kingdom believe they have pinpointed the "Achilles' Heel" of malaria, a mosquito born disease that kills one child in Africa every 45 seconds.

Since the disease is spread by a parasite that invades human red blood cells, scientists believe they can create a vaccine to block the infection by focusing on a red blood cell receptor essential for malaria to develop.

Although there is no vaccine yet, experts are calling the discovery a "breakthrough" that has the potential to wipe malaria off of the planet.

Check out the video above for all the details on the science that may finally end of the world's deadliest diseases!

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