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Malaria Deaths Have Almost Halved Since 2000 Says WHO Report - TIME

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 10:10

TIME

Malaria Deaths Have Almost Halved Since 2000 Says WHO Report
TIME
Global deaths from malaria, as well as the number of overall malaria cases, have reduced dramatically in the last thirteen years, the World Health Organization said in a statement on Tuesday. According to the World Malaria Report 2014, the mortality ...

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World Malaria Report 2014 - World Health Organization (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 09:03

World Malaria Report 2014
World Health Organization (press release)
The World Malaria Report 2014 summarizes information received from malaria-endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in the 2013 report. It assesses global and regional malaria trends, highlights progress towards global ...

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Scale-up in effective malaria control dramatically reduces deaths - World Health Organization (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 09:03

Scale-up in effective malaria control dramatically reduces deaths
World Health Organization (press release)
9 December 2014 ¦ Geneva - The number of people dying from malaria has fallen dramatically since 2000 and malaria cases are also steadily declining, according to the World malaria report 2014. Between 2000 and 2013, the malaria mortality rate ...

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Choose bed nets over insecticide to tackle malaria: study - Yahoo News

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 08:08

Yahoo News

Choose bed nets over insecticide to tackle malaria: study
Yahoo News
The study coincided with the launch of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) annual World Malaria Report, which said the number of global malaria deaths fell by 47 percent between 2000 and 2013, with malaria cases also steadily declining, due to ...
Combining insecticide sprays and bed nets 'no more effective' in cutting malariaMedical Xpress
Choose bed nets over insecticide to tackle malaria - study - TRFNReuters
Indoor DDT spraying failed to add additional protection against malariaHealio
ChronicleLive -The Asian Age
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Choose bed nets over insecticide to tackle malaria: study - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 08:07

ChronicleLive

Choose bed nets over insecticide to tackle malaria: study
Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spraying insecticides indoors offers children no additional protection from malaria when bed nets are used, a study said on Tuesday, as malaria cases and deaths worldwide continue to fall. A study by medical ...
Combining insecticide sprays and bed nets 'no more effective' in cutting malariaMedical Xpress
Indoor DDT spraying failed to add additional protection against malariaHealio
Durham University researchers complete pioneering malaria study in The GambiaChronicleLive

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Huge strides are being made in the fight against malaria - The Week Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 08:03

The Week Magazine

Huge strides are being made in the fight against malaria
The Week Magazine
Malaria is spread by mosquitos, and in 2004 only 3 percent of people at risk for the disease had mosquito nets; now, half do. In 2013, for the first time, Azerbaijan and Sri Lanka reported zero indigenous cases of malaria, and 11 other countries ...

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How to beat malaria - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 07:25

BBC News

How to beat malaria
BBC News
The World Health Organization says it is confident that deaths from malaria could be stopped entirely. Spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes, the illness is both preventable and treatable. Global efforts over the last decade have already halved ...

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WHO: Malaria deaths halved since 2000 - Deutsche Welle

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 05:54

Deutsche Welle

WHO: Malaria deaths halved since 2000
Deutsche Welle
The number of deaths caused by malaria has almost halved since 2000, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. According to the UN health agency's annual report on the disease, between 2000 and 2013, malaria deaths worldwide were ...

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Over 111 crore Indians at risk of getting infected with malaria: World Malaria ... - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 05:38

Over 111 crore Indians at risk of getting infected with malaria: World Malaria ...
Times of India
LONDON: As many as 111 crore Indians are at risk of getting infected with malaria of which 28 crore have been found to be at highest risk. The World Health Organization on Tuesday said India has 12.8 crore suspected malaria cases. However, India ...

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Malaria deaths halved since 2000 - Aljazeera.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 05:27

Aljazeera.com

Malaria deaths halved since 2000
Aljazeera.com
However, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that the Malaria treatment process in West Africa risks being reversed by an unprecedented epidemic of Ebola. On malaria, the WHO said that progress against the mosquito-borne infection remains fragile ...
How to beat malariaBBC News
Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progressReuters
Malaria is in retreat despite fears of insecticide resistanceThe Guardian
New York Times -Deutsche Welle -Voice of America
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Malaria Scourge Has Declined Globally, but Ebola May Affect Toll, WHO Says - New York Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 01:57

Malaria Scourge Has Declined Globally, but Ebola May Affect Toll, WHO Says
New York Times
The World Health Organization reported steep declines in malaria cases and deaths compared with 2000 in a report released early Tuesday, saying the progress was particularly notable in Africa, where the disease is most prevalent. But the W.H.O. coupled ...

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WHO: Malaria Deaths Drop Dramatically - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 01:57

Voice of America

WHO: Malaria Deaths Drop Dramatically
Voice of America
GENEVA—. The World Health Organization reports there has been a dramatic fall in the number of malaria deaths since 2000 and the number of cases is also steadily going down. Sub-Saharan Africa bears the brunt of malaria, with 90 percent of global ...

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Ebola hindering efforts to fight Malaria: WHO - Press TV

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 01:43

Press TV

Ebola hindering efforts to fight Malaria: WHO
Press TV
"Malaria is the number one killer in Sierra Leone, but patients who may be infected do not seek care for fear of being shunned from health centres as suspected Ebola cases," the country's UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) representative, Roeland Monasch ...

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Halving of malaria deaths 'tremendous achievement' - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 01:15

BBC News

Halving of malaria deaths 'tremendous achievement'
BBC News
Global efforts have halved the number of people dying from malaria - a tremendous achievement, the World Health Organization says. It says between 2001 and 2013, 4.3 million deaths were averted, 3.9 million of which were children under the age of five ...

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Malaria deaths halved since 2000, Ebola risks gains: WHO - Channel News Asia

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:29

Channel News Asia

Malaria deaths halved since 2000, Ebola risks gains: WHO
Channel News Asia
GENEVA: The number of people dying from malaria has almost halved since 2000, although progress in west Africa risks being reversed by the Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization said Tuesday (Dec 9). The UN agency also warned of major gaps ...

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Malaria 2014 Deaths May Top 20000 in Ebola-Hit Nations - Bloomberg

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:19

Malaria 2014 Deaths May Top 20000 in Ebola-Hit Nations
Bloomberg
The spread of Ebola in West Africa probably exacerbated the effects of malaria in the region, according to the World Health Organization. An estimated 6.6 million cases of malaria and 20,000 deaths from the disease affected Guinea, Liberia and Sierra ...

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Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progress - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:09

Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progress
Reuters
Yet progress against the mosquito-borne infection remains fragile and West African countries suffering an unprecedented epidemic of Ebola are particularly at risk of seeing a resurgence of malaria, the United Nations health agency said. In its annual ...

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Halving of malaria deaths 'tremendous achievement' - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:06

BBC News

Halving of malaria deaths 'tremendous achievement'
BBC News
Global efforts have halved the number of people dying from malaria - a tremendous achievement, the World Health Organization says. It says between 2001 and 2013, 4.3 million deaths were averted, 3.9 million of which were children under the age of five ...

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How to beat malaria - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:06

BBC News

How to beat malaria
BBC News
The World Health Organization says it is confident that deaths from malaria could be stopped entirely. Spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes, the illness is both preventable and treatable. Global efforts over the last decade have already halved ...
Malaria is in retreat despite fears of insecticide resistanceThe Guardian
Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progressReuters
Halving of malaria deaths 'tremendous achievement'BBC News
CBC.ca -The Japan Times -Businessweek
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Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progress - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:05

The Guardian

Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progress
Reuters
Yet progress against the mosquito-borne infection remains fragile and West African countries suffering an unprecedented epidemic of Ebola are particularly at risk of seeing a resurgence of malaria, the United Nations health agency said. In its annual ...
Malaria is in retreat despite fears of insecticide resistanceThe Guardian
How to beat malariaBBC News
Malaria Scourge Has Declined Globally, but Ebola May Affect Toll, WHO SaysNew York Times
Voice of America -Channel News Asia -Bloomberg
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