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George Clooney Contracts Malaria in Sudan


While raising awareness about the violence in Sudan, actor George Clooney contracted malaria. Clooney told Piers Morgan on the show Piers Morgan Tonight that he had contracted the disease. Speaking to Morgan via satellite on Wednesday, Morgan tweeted that the actor was fighting an illness and then released video from the segment.

Reportedly, he has since fully recovered from the mosquito-borne infectious disease.

“Even with malaria it’s just good fun,” Clooney said. “I guess the mosquito in Juba looked at me and thought I was the bar.”

He then revealed he had contracted the disease not once, but twice.

Clooney later told TMZ, “This illustrates how with proper medication, the most lethal condition in Africa can be reduced to a bad ten days instead of a death sentence.”

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George Clooney Wants YOU to Change the World


George Clooney, that hunky actor we all know and love, wants to know how you can change the world. The UN Messenger of Peace has posted a message on You Tube asking people to submit their ideas on how to make the world a better and safer place.

Videos are due by October 10th — and the 5 best will be chosen and their producers invited to attend the meeting, receive a special guided tour of UN Headquarters, have their photo taken with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and receive VIP seating at the UN Day Concert, to be held on Friday 23 October.

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