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Time to take your malaria pills

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A SOUTH AFRICAN inventor claims he has developed a watch that warns of malaria infection before symptoms appear. The wristwatch, from Gervans Trading, Port Elizabeth, is said to sound an alarm if it detects the malaria parasite. The inventor, Gervans Lubbe, says that the $280 gadget takes a tiny blood sample every six hours when a needle 0.5mm long is pushed into the skin through the watch base. He says that the sample is bathed in radio waves from a miniature source,