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Infectious disease Mosquitoes awaken malaria - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 17, 2014 - 17:19

Infectious disease Mosquitoes awaken malaria
Nature.com
Mosquitoes biting a malaria-carrying host coax the malaria parasite to come out of hiding, resulting in greater disease transmission. Sylvain Gandon at the National Centre of Scientific Research in Montpellier, France, and his colleagues infected ...

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Motorcycling to Ebola Treatment Could Spread the Infection - Scientific American

Malaria News Feeds - September 17, 2014 - 12:42

Motorcycling to Ebola Treatment Could Spread the Infection
Scientific American
“It's a tangible risk,” says Jack Chow, professor of global health at Carnegie Mellon University and former assistant director general of the World Health Organization on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Although guidelines have been prepared for ...

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New malaria risk outlook model set to the test - Solomon Star

Malaria News Feeds - September 17, 2014 - 00:40

New malaria risk outlook model set to the test
Solomon Star
A new model to combat malaria in the country has been developed through a pilot early warning system that is now ready to be tested. This project (MalaClim pilot project) brings together the Solomon Islands meteorological services and the Vector-Borne ...

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Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fight - Q13 FOX

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 20:41

Q13 FOX

Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fight
Q13 FOX
“The Ebola outbreak poses a serious threat to their post-conflict recovery.” More people are believed to have died in these countries from secondary diseases like malaria and tuberculosis and from chronic illnesses and pregnancies with complications ...

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Ebola is deadly but malaria steals more lives - Al Jazeera America

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 18:35

ABC News

Ebola is deadly but malaria steals more lives
Al Jazeera America
A 17-year-old named Ibrahim Abbas came down with a fever in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, and blood tests showed he had malaria. Healthcare providers refused to touch him, fearing he had Ebola. Others simply did not have medical supplies to ...
In Conversation: David Nabarro, the Man on the Front Line of the Ebola CrisisHuffington Post
'We Are Laying Down Like Dogs': The Long Wait For Ebola Treatment in LiberiaVICE News
Containing Ebola Outbreak Requires American LeadershipForbes
WDIV Detroit
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19 ways to beat malaria - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 16:02

The Guardian

19 ways to beat malaria
The Guardian
Nets are best: Insecticide treated nets are still the most cost effective tool to prevent malaria with the potential to reduce up to 50% of cases, despite the growing threat of insecticide resistance. Maintain awareness: In countries or areas in pre ...

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Ebola is deadly but malaria steals more lives - Aljazeera.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 13:29

Aljazeera.com

Ebola is deadly but malaria steals more lives
Aljazeera.com
African nations are in the grip of a notoriously virulent virus that has caused panic, but malaria remains a top killer. Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 13:28. Musaazi Namiti. Musaazi Namiti is an online editor and team leader with Al Jazeera English's ...
The Path Forward on Ebola and Other Public Health EmergenciesForbes
EVD - African Techies Call for More Robust Technology Based ResponseVanguard
West Africa - Respect Rights in Ebola Response - Protect Health Workers, Limit ...Human Rights Watch

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Stop Malaria - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 09:14

Stop Malaria
New Vision
Media and Creative Assistance to implement demand creation activities - Uptake of Intermittent Presumptive Treatment among pregnant women (IPTp), Long Lasting Insecticidal Treated Nets (LLINs) usage, care, repair and Test and Treat. Click here for more.

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Confederation of African Football (CAF) highlights Commitment to Fight Against Malaria during Annual Meetings in Addis Ababa

Roll Back Malaria - September 16, 2014 - 09:00
United Against Malaria(UAM), a campaign of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership, commends the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) for its ongoing commitment to malaria control in Africa...
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GHIT Fund announces new grants to tackle malaria, chagas disease and dengue - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 06:46

GHIT Fund announces new grants to tackle malaria, chagas disease and dengue
News-Medical.net
The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund), a new public health partnership that is bringing Japanese know-how and investment to the global fight against infectious diseases, today announced seven grant investments totaling US$15.3 ...
Burnet Scientists ID Proteins For Malaria VaccinesBioResearch Online (press release)

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Nets given in fight against malaria in West Pokot - The Standard Digital News

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 06:34

Nets given in fight against malaria in West Pokot
The Standard Digital News
The West Pokot government is set to distribute over 300,000 mosquito nets to curb rising cases of malaria. County Chief Officer for Health James Akudian said the process of registering potential beneficiaries was ongoing and the distribution would ...

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Among Malaria Parasites, Real Feel for Mosquitoes - New York Times

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2014 - 22:29

Among Malaria Parasites, Real Feel for Mosquitoes
New York Times
In Victorian England, for example, doctors noticed that travelers who had caught malaria in India often had relapses at home, especially in spring and summer. It was often assumed to be a result of warmer weather, but the study's authors argue that it ...

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Nets given in fight against malaria - The Standard Digital News

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2014 - 21:00

Nets given in fight against malaria
The Standard Digital News
The West Pokot government is set to distribute over 300,000 mosquito nets to curb rising cases of malaria. County Chief Officer for Health James Akudian said the process of registering potential beneficiaries was ongoing and the distribution would ...

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle BioMed team up on ... - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2014 - 20:17

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle BioMed team up on ...
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News
SEATTLE – Sept. 9 2014 – Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit (a program of Fred Hutch) have begun a collaboration with Seattle BioMed and its Malaria Clinical Trials Center (MCTC) for upcoming ...

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Taking a Big Bite out of Malaria - R & D Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2014 - 14:25

Asian Scientist Magazine

Taking a Big Bite out of Malaria
R & D Magazine
Malaria threatens more than 40% of the world's population and kills up to 1.2 million people worldwide each year. Many of these deaths happen in Sub-Saharan Africa in children under the age of five and pregnant woman. The estimates for clinical ...
Targeting Parasite Fats In The Fight Against MalariaAsian Scientist Magazine

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Why People in Malaria-Prone Areas Behave Badly - The Star

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2014 - 14:07

Why People in Malaria-Prone Areas Behave Badly
The Star
That means malaria infection in those areas begins early in life, affecting almost all children, with the adults suffering too, leading to the disease being in equilibrium with the population. So many babies and children contract, suffer and die from ...

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Malaria stings 60 Similipal Tiger Reserve staffers - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2014 - 08:09

Malaria stings 60 Similipal Tiger Reserve staffers
Times of India
BHUBANESWAR: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Mayurbhanj district is scourged by malaria with 30% of its staff down with the fever. This has hit the routine watch and ward, including foot patrolling, in the sanctuary, official sources said. The STR ...

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Google Earth Engine to help predict malaria on Maps - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2014 - 07:33

Times of India

Google Earth Engine to help predict malaria on Maps
Times of India
With the malaria prediction platform, local health workers will be able to upload their own data on where and when malaria cases have been occurring and combine it with real-time satellite data on weather and other environmental conditions within Earth ...
Google Earth Engine to Help Predict Spread of MalariaNDTV
Google Earth Engine to soon predict malaria on mapsDaily News & Analysis
Predicting malaria using Google Earth EngineOutbreak News Today
Singularity Hub -Delhi Daily News
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'Malaria on rise in DK' - Deccan Herald

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 19:06

'Malaria on rise in DK'
Deccan Herald
Despite all the measures and awareness programmes initiated to prevent malaria, the disease is on the rise in the district. While the total number of malaria cases reported in Dakshina Kannada last year was 2,800, the number of cases reported this year ...

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Genomes of chimpanzee malaria parasites reveal how they might adapt to humans - Nature Middle East

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 15:04

Genomes of chimpanzee malaria parasites reveal how they might adapt to humans
Nature Middle East
Nature Communications Enlarge image Plasmodium falciparum is the deadliest malaria parasite to humans. Recent molecular studies have shown an unexpected diversity of parasites related to P. falciparum in African apes, but despite their similarities ...

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