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World's First Malaria Vaccine, Designed Specifically For African Children ... - Medical Daily

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 21:32

Medical Daily

World's First Malaria Vaccine, Designed Specifically For African Children ...
Medical Daily
Malaria is a parasitic disease that is transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes. It kills a child every minute, with 90 percent of the world's malaria deaths occurring in Africa. RTS,S is intended for use against the Plasmodium ...

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Malaria is the leading killer in Central African Republic: aid group - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 21:21

Reuters

Malaria is the leading killer in Central African Republic: aid group
Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - As a recent ceasefire deal boosts prospects for peace in Central African Republic, a key medical aid group warned on Thursday that malaria was the leading killer in the impoverished landlocked country. Malaria ...

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Visualizing progress against HIV, TB and malaria - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 20:03

Sydney Morning Herald

Visualizing progress against HIV, TB and malaria
Humanosphere
First, the good news: Death rates for people with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria all have decreased globally since the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) were established in 2000, according to a report published Monday as part of the Global Burden ...
Millennium Development Goal 6: Measuring ProgressPLoS Blogs (blog)
William Bowtell: New funding needed to win Aids battleNew Zealand Herald
Remember the Youths in HIV FightAllAfrica.com
aidsmap -Dumb-Out
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GlaxoSmithKline seeks approval for first-ever malaria vaccine - Fortune

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 19:38

Wall Street Journal

GlaxoSmithKline seeks approval for first-ever malaria vaccine
Fortune
GlaxoSmithKline GSK is getting closer to its launch of a first-ever malaria vaccine that could change the lives of billions of people around the world. Glaxo has submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its malaria ...
Glaxo Files Its Entry in Race for a Malaria VaccineWall Street Journal
GSK Seeks Approval for World's First Malaria VaccineVoice of America
Malaria vaccine: why has it taken 30 years to develop?Telegraph.co.uk
ABC News -Tech Times
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Zika virus: New threat from tiger mosquito

Science Daily - Malaria - July 24, 2014 - 17:24
In the group of viruses that includes dengue and chikungunya, a newcomer now has people talking about it. Also originating in Africa, zika was isolated in humans in the 1970s. Several years earlier, only a few human cases had been reported. It took until 2007 for the virus to show its epidemic capacity, with 5,000 cases in Micronesia in the Pacific, and then especially, at the end of 2013 in Polynesia, where 55,000 people were affected.
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Drugmaker seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine - Daily Digest

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 16:45

Daily Digest

Drugmaker seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine
Daily Digest
RTS,S is targeted specifically to the Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite which is the most rampant form of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. Approximately 90 percent of malaria deaths happen within this part of the continent, with 77 percent of these ...

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A New Front Against Malaria? Approval Sought For Vaccine - The News Ledge

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 16:03

A New Front Against Malaria? Approval Sought For Vaccine
The News Ledge
The fight against malaria may be entering its final phase. GloxoSmithKline is a step closer in getting approval for the first malaria vaccine. Malaria has been the scourge of Africa, and multiple non-profits have been battling the disease. A vaccine ...

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One route to malaria drug resistance found - Washington University in St. Louis News

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 15:07

Washington University in St. Louis News

One route to malaria drug resistance found
Washington University in St. Louis News
Researchers have uncovered a way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to an investigational drug. The discovery, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, also is relevant for other infectious diseases including bacterial infections ...

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One Route to Malaria Drug Resistance is Found - Infection Control Today

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 14:43

One Route to Malaria Drug Resistance is Found
Infection Control Today
Researchers have uncovered a way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to an investigational drug. The discovery, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, also is relevant for other infectious diseases including bacterial infections ...

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UPDATE 2-GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 14:20

UPDATE 2-GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine
Reuters
Yet hopes that RTS,S would be the final answer to wiping out malaria were dampened when results from a final-stage trial in babies aged six to 12 weeks showed the shot provided only modest protection, reducing episodes of the disease by 30 percent ...

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One Route to Malaria Drug Resistance Found

Science Daily - Malaria - July 24, 2014 - 13:33
Researchers have uncovered a way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to an investigational drug. The discovery also is relevant for other infectious diseases including bacterial infections and tuberculosis. Fosmidomycin, an antibiotic, is being evaluated against malaria in phase 3 clinical trials in combination with other antimalarial drugs.
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One route to malaria drug resistance found - Science Codex

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 13:33

Science Codex

One route to malaria drug resistance found
Science Codex
Researchers have uncovered a way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to an investigational drug. The discovery, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, also is relevant for other infectious diseases including bacterial infections ...

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Disease Diagnostics Group is combating malaria - Tech Page One

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 13:13

Disease Diagnostics Group is combating malaria
Tech Page One
Malaria is caused by a parasite transmitted through infected mosquitos. About half of the world's population, 3.4 billion people, is at risk for malaria, according to the World Health Organization. People in developing countries are at even greater ...

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GSK submits world's first malaria vaccine for EMA approval - FierceVaccines

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 13:05

GSK submits world's first malaria vaccine for EMA approval
FierceVaccines
It's taken 30 years, but GlaxoSmithKline's ($GSK) experimental malaria vaccine is finally ready for regulatory review. Looking to bring the world's first shot for the mosquito-borne disease to market, the pharma giant said Thursday that it has ...

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Glaxo Seeks Approval for World's First Malaria Vaccine - Businessweek

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 12:15

Glaxo Seeks Approval for World's First Malaria Vaccine
Businessweek
Malaria killed about 627,000 people in 2012, mostly children in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the WHO. A trial of Glaxo's vaccine, which took three decades to develop, showed it reduced infections by 46 percent in infants ages 5 months to 17 months ...

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MALARIA VACCINE A STEP CLOSER - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 11:43

MALARIA VACCINE A STEP CLOSER
Daily Mail
Dr Sophie Biernaux, head of GSK's malaria vaccine franchise, said: "This is a key moment in GSK's 30-year journey to develop RTS,S and brings us a step closer to making available the world's first vaccine that can help protect children in Africa from ...

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Malaria vaccine: why has it taken 30 years to develop? - Telegraph.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 11:09

Telegraph.co.uk

Malaria vaccine: why has it taken 30 years to develop?
Telegraph.co.uk
His research team, which has numbered hundreds over the years, is not alone in being confounded by the complexity of the malaria parasite, which produces more than 5,000 proteins over its lifetime. This poses a challenge to scientists in figuring out ...

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GSK Asks European Regulator to OK Malaria Shot - ABC News

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 11:06

GSK Asks European Regulator to OK Malaria Shot
ABC News
The experimental shot is the most advanced candidate vaccine for malaria but results from previous trials have been disappointing. Research published in 2012 showed the shot only reduced malaria cases by about 30 percent in babies aged six to 12 weeks, ...

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GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 10:04

Reuters

GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine
Reuters
Yet hopes that RTS,S would be the final answer to wiping out malaria were dampened when results from a final-stage trial in babies aged six to 12 weeks showed the shot provided only modest protection, reducing episodes of the disease by 30 percent ...
GSK Asks European Regulator to OK Malaria ShotABC News
Malaria vaccine: why has it taken 30 years to develop?Telegraph.co.uk

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GlaxoSmithKline steps closer to making world's first malaria vaccine - Telegraph.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 10:03

Telegraph.co.uk

GlaxoSmithKline steps closer to making world's first malaria vaccine
Telegraph.co.uk
Malaria experts agree that the vaccine has proven itself to be an effective weapon against malaria, but warn that unless it is provided cheaply enough, some low-income countries, dependent on aid from NGOs and charitable foundations, could be prevented ...

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