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Mosquitoes can smell malaria inside your blood - Palm Beach Post (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - March 30, 2015 - 10:10

Palm Beach Post (blog)

Mosquitoes can smell malaria inside your blood
Palm Beach Post (blog)
It's why people infected with malaria attract more mosquitoes than those not infected. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reported last week in the journal mBio releases odors that lure mosquitoes, scientists at ...

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A look at Lee Kuan Yew and the 'malaria-infested backwater' myth - Yahoo News

Malaria News Feeds - March 29, 2015 - 16:51

A look at Lee Kuan Yew and the 'malaria-infested backwater' myth
Yahoo News
Take Reuters' obituary on Mr. Lee, which said that he had overseen "the island's transformation from a malaria-infested backwater." No, he didn't. Not to take anything away from Lee and Singapore's accomplishments, but there's been a lot of mythmaking ...

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A look at Lee Kuan Yew and the 'malaria-infested backwater' myth - Christian Science Monitor

Malaria News Feeds - March 29, 2015 - 16:27

Christian Science Monitor

A look at Lee Kuan Yew and the 'malaria-infested backwater' myth
Christian Science Monitor
Take Reuters' obituary on Mr. Lee, which said that he had overseen "the island's transformation from a malaria-infested backwater." No, he didn't. Not to take anything away from Lee and Singapore's accomplishments, but there's been a lot of mythmaking ...

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Effective treatments have made malaria rare in the U.S. - Coeur d'Alene Press

Malaria News Feeds - March 29, 2015 - 14:07

Effective treatments have made malaria rare in the U.S.
Coeur d'Alene Press
DEAR READER: Malaria is a serious disease caused by the Plasmodium parasite. The parasite is not found today in the United States or Canada, but it is common in areas to which North Americans travel: Africa, Asia, and Central and South America.

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How Many More Children Must Die From a Mutant Strain of Malaria? - PJ Media

Malaria News Feeds - March 28, 2015 - 17:04

How Many More Children Must Die From a Mutant Strain of Malaria?
PJ Media
A recent paper in the Lancet examined the proportion of patients in Burma with malaria in whom the parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, was resistant to what is now the mainstay of treatment, artemisinin, a derivative of a herbal remedy known for hundreds ...

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Basketball Fundraiser for Imagine No Malaria - Fredericksburg.com

Malaria News Feeds - March 28, 2015 - 13:42

Basketball Fundraiser for Imagine No Malaria
Fredericksburg.com
Basketball Fundraiser for Imagine No Malaria. at Regester Chapel United Methodist Church, Stafford. Visit website; Saturday, March 28th, 2015 starting at 10:00 AM and ending at 1:00 PM EDT. Details Contact. Come play some ball! Code teams of 3 compete.

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UC Davis to Co-Host Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium - Patch.com

Malaria News Feeds - March 28, 2015 - 04:05

Patch.com

UC Davis to Co-Host Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium
Patch.com
Patrick Duffy, chief of the National Institutes of Health's Laboratory of Malaria Immunology and Vaccinology, will keynote the fourth annual Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium, set Friday, April 24 on the Clark Kerr campus, UC Berkeley. The symposium ...

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Former Peace Corps Volunteer Sues over Malaria Drug - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - March 27, 2015 - 21:13

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Former Peace Corps Volunteer Sues over Malaria Drug
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The U.S. military developed the drug about 40 years ago, but the Pentagon in recent years labelled mefloquine as a “last resort” for the prevention of malaria, as more evidence of its possible side effects surfaced. Some branches have banned it entirely.

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3.29.15: A Malaria Vaccine Struggles to Find Funding, The Rise of Fan Ficiton ... - New Hampshire Public Radio

Malaria News Feeds - March 27, 2015 - 20:00

New Hampshire Public Radio

3.29.15: A Malaria Vaccine Struggles to Find Funding, The Rise of Fan Ficiton ...
New Hampshire Public Radio
Malaria threatens more that half the world's people. Yet there is still no way to immunize against it. Today we will explore why a promising vaccine developed by an upstart in the biotech scene is not getting funded. Then , once relegated to fanzines ...

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President's Malaria Initiative coordinator to speak April 14 at UGA - UGA Today

Malaria News Feeds - March 27, 2015 - 18:46

President's Malaria Initiative coordinator to speak April 14 at UGA
UGA Today
Rear Adm. R. Timothy Ziemer, left, the U.S. global malaria coordinator, inspects a mosquito net with a Tanzanian woman. Ziemer coordinates the international public health campaign that has helped reduce malaria deaths by 40 percent over the last decade.

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President's Malaria Initiative coordinator to speak April 14 at UGA - UGA Today

Malaria News Feeds - March 27, 2015 - 18:46

UGA Today

President's Malaria Initiative coordinator to speak April 14 at UGA
UGA Today
Rear Adm. R. Timothy Ziemer, left, the U.S. global malaria coordinator, inspects a mosquito net with a Tanzanian woman. Ziemer coordinates the international public health campaign that has helped reduce malaria deaths by 40 percent over the last decade.

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China Offers Anti-Malaria Medicines to Chad - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - March 27, 2015 - 18:30

China Offers Anti-Malaria Medicines to Chad
AllAfrica.com
N'djamena — Chinese Ambassador to Chad Hu Zhiqiang delivered Wednesday anti-malaria medicines to Pharmaceutical Purchasing Center (CPA), the public institution responsible for the purchase, storage and wholesaling medicines in Chad. Valued at ...

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Soldier's death in Tahiti linked to malaria - Radio New Zealand

Malaria News Feeds - March 27, 2015 - 17:55

Radio New Zealand

Soldier's death in Tahiti linked to malaria
Radio New Zealand
Reports from French Polynesia say a French soldier who was found dead at the beginning of the week while on leave in Tahiti died of what appears to be a rare form of malaria. Media reports say the 35-year-old soldier, who was originally from the ...

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Vietnam's major regional thrust for a malaria-free Asia Pacific by 2030 - OpEdNews

Malaria News Feeds - March 27, 2015 - 17:46

Vietnam's major regional thrust for a malaria-free Asia Pacific by 2030
OpEdNews
Vietnam signals greater regional leadership in malaria elimination by hosting health officials and experts to discuss challenges to achieving a malaria-free Asia Pacific by 2030. This week, Vietnam will host Ministry of Health officials from the Asia ...

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Malaria linked to soldier's death in Tahiti - Radio New Zealand

Malaria News Feeds - March 27, 2015 - 17:16

Radio New Zealand

Malaria linked to soldier's death in Tahiti
Radio New Zealand
Reports from French Polynesia say a French soldier who was found dead at the beginning of the week while on leave in Tahiti died of what appears to be a rare form of malaria. Media reports say the 35-year-old soldier, who was originally from the ...

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United Methodist Church supports 'Imagine No Malaria' - New Canaan Advertiser

Malaria News Feeds - March 27, 2015 - 11:02

Roanoke Times

United Methodist Church supports 'Imagine No Malaria'
New Canaan Advertiser
This Easter season, United Methodist Church is supporting, through Easter Flowers Alternative Giving, 'Imagine No Malaria,' which is a Mission Initiative. The United Methodist Church, along with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and The Global Fund ...
St. Mark's UMC to host community Good Friday service April 3Roanoke Times

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Researchers master gene editing technique in mosquito that transmits deadly diseases

Science Daily - Malaria - March 26, 2015 - 19:23
Researchers have successfully harnessed a technique, CRISPR-Cas9 editing, to use in an important and understudied species: the mosquito, Aedes aegypti, which infects hundreds of millions of people annually with the deadly diseases chikungunya, yellow fever, and dengue fever.
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NIH researchers link red blood cell traits, malaria risk in children - Vaccine News Daily

Malaria News Feeds - March 26, 2015 - 12:10

NIH researchers link red blood cell traits, malaria risk in children
Vaccine News Daily
The most noticeable correlation was that sickle-cell trait HbAS seems to protect children from contracting malaria in their early childhood. This trait is also associated with a decreased density of the malaria parasites in the sickle-cell children who ...

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China offers anti-malaria medicines to Chad - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Malaria News Feeds - March 25, 2015 - 20:31

China offers anti-malaria medicines to Chad
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
N'DJAMENA, March 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Ambassador to Chad Hu Zhiqiang delivered Wednesday anti-malaria medicines to Pharmaceutical Purchasing Center (CPA), the public institution responsible for the purchase, storage and wholesaling medicines ...

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Mosquitoes Can Smell Inside Your Blood - NPR (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - March 25, 2015 - 20:15

Voice of America

Mosquitoes Can Smell Inside Your Blood
NPR (blog)
Now scientists say a similar process might explain why people infected with malaria attract more mosquitoes than those not infected. Malaria-infected blood releases odors that lure mosquitoes, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St.
Mosquitoes Attracted to Malaria Parasite in PeopleVoice of America

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