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UN says malaria cases drop but progress in Africa is slower - Fox News

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 18:58

Fox News

UN says malaria cases drop but progress in Africa is slower
Fox News
The vast majority of malaria cases and deaths are in Africa, where countries have achieved "slower-than-average declines" of about 32 percent in the last 15 years, the U.N. health agency said. Elsewhere, cases have dropped by about half. Malaria is a ...
Malaria Deaths Drop Below Half a Million as Africa Makes ProgressScientific American
This Could Be the End of Malaria as We Know ItFortune

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This year, malaria loses sting in city, no deaths recorded yet - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 18:00

This year, malaria loses sting in city, no deaths recorded yet
Times of India
The number of patients infected with Plasmodium Falciparum (serious malaria) also dropped sharply to just 16 cases in 2015 as compared to 106 in 2012. Even the number of Plasmodium Vivax (mild malaria) cases fell to 1,379 this year as against 2,213 in ...

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World Malaria Report 2015 - World Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 17:55

World Malaria Report 2015
World Health Organization
The World Malaria Report 2015 summarizes information received from malaria-endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in the 2014 report. The World Malaria Report is WHO's flagship malaria publication, released each year ...

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Scientists create mosquito strain with malaria-blocking genes - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 17:52

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Scientists create mosquito strain with malaria-blocking genes
Thomson Reuters Foundation
WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Scientists aiming to take the bite out of malaria have produced a strain of mosquitoes carrying genes that block its transmission, with the idea that they could breed with other members of their species in the wild and ...

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Asia-Pacific leaders push towards malaria-free region by 2030 - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 17:52

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Asia-Pacific leaders push towards malaria-free region by 2030
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Asia-Pacific leaders have taken another concrete step to eliminate malaria by putting their weight behind a detailed plan to end the disease by 2030 which experts say could save more than a million lives and deliver US$ 300 billion in economic benefits.

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Asia-Pacific leaders push towards malaria-free region by 2030 - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 17:49

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Asia-Pacific leaders push towards malaria-free region by 2030
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Asia-Pacific leaders have taken another concrete step to eliminate malaria by putting their weight behind a detailed plan to end the disease by 2030 which experts say could save more than a million lives and deliver US$ 300 billion in economic benefits.

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Asia-Pacific leaders push towards malaria-free region by 2030 - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 17:49

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Asia-Pacific leaders push towards malaria-free region by 2030
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Asia-Pacific leaders have taken another concrete step to eliminate malaria by putting their weight behind a detailed plan to end the disease by 2030 which experts say could save more than a million lives and deliver US$ 300 billion in economic benefits.

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Malaria deaths drop below half a million: WHO - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 17:31

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria deaths drop below half a million: WHO
Thomson Reuters Foundation
LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The number of people killed by malaria dropped below half a million in the past year, reflecting vast progress against the mosquito-borne disease in some of the previously hardest-hit areas of sub-Saharan Africa. The World ...

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New report signals country progress in the path to malaria elimination - World Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 17:06

World Health Organization

New report signals country progress in the path to malaria elimination
World Health Organization
9 DECEMBER 2015 ¦ Brussels - New estimates from WHO show a significant increase in the number of countries moving towards malaria elimination, with prevention efforts saving millions of dollars in healthcare costs over the past 14 years in many African ...
Malaria Deaths Drop below Half a Million as Africa Makes ProgressScientific American
Malaria: Did Scientists Finally Find a Solution?Law Street Media
UN says malaria cases drop but progress in Africa is slowerFox News

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Scientists Use CRISPR to Genetically Modify Sterile Malaria-Carrying Mosquitos - Outer Places

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 16:35

Medical Xpress

Scientists Use CRISPR to Genetically Modify Sterile Malaria-Carrying Mosquitos
Outer Places
More lab research as well as practical trials are necessary before implementing the technique, it "will be at least 10 more years before gene-drive malaria mosquitoes could be a working intervention," said Austin Burt of Imperial College London, a co ...
On Human Gene Editing: International Summit Statement - The National AcademiesHome | The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine | National-Academies.org | Where the Nation ...
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China's Tu calls for global efforts on fighting malaria - TelegraphTimes.com (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 15:10

TelegraphTimes.com (blog)

China's Tu calls for global efforts on fighting malaria
TelegraphTimes.com (blog)
Talking about the Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM) where she found the source and inspiration in successfully developing anti-malaria drug, she emphasized on the value of TCM with "thousands of years' history and empirical knowledge" as "great ...
Tu Youyou Shares Experiences in Helping Fight MalariaCRIENGLISH.com
Chinese Nobel Laureate Tu Youyou Calls for Joint Efforts to Combat MalariaExaminerPost.com (blog)
Nobel laureate calls for united global malaria fightecns
ChronicleDaily.com (blog) -Xinhua
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This Could Be the End of Malaria as We Know It - Fortune

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 13:37

Fortune

This Could Be the End of Malaria as We Know It
Fortune
On Monday, scientists from Imperial College London announced in the journal Nature Biotechnology that they had successfully genetically modified Anopheles gambiae, the mosquito that is a major malaria vector, to carry infertile traits. The modification ...
Malaria-carrying mosquitoes genetically modified to pass on infertiityGizmag
Genetically Modifie Mosquitoes To Help Fight MalariaNDTV
Infertility gene in mosquitoes to curb malariaTimes of India

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Tu Youyou Shares Experiences in Helping Fight Malaria - CRIENGLISH.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 11:45

CRIENGLISH.com

Tu Youyou Shares Experiences in Helping Fight Malaria
CRIENGLISH.com
Tu Youyou also said that when she received such an important task to find a drug to cure malaria in 1969, she felt enormous trust and great responsibility. She was determined to fulfill the task with all her might. The scientist said her advantage in ...
Chinese Nobel Laureate Tu Youyou Calls for Joint Efforts to Combat MalariaExaminerPost.com (blog)
Nobel laureate calls for united global malaria fightecns
Nobel Prize festivities begin in StockholmChronicleDaily.com (blog)
Xinhua
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Regional gains against malaria highlight the need for even more localized data ... - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 11:38

BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Regional gains against malaria highlight the need for even more localized data ...
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Malaria intervention coverage has rapidly increased across regions in Uganda, according to a new study published in BMC Medicine. Authors Gloria Ikilezi and Allen Roberts link these findings to recent developments in Uganda's fight against malaria.

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Two more show signs of cerebral malaria in Ramgarh - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 09:14

Two more show signs of cerebral malaria in Ramgarh
Times of India
The patients are from Ghordaur village under Kanjo panchayat, where three patients died with the same symptoms two months ago, in Ramgarh district. The outbreak of cerebral malaria has put question mark on the state's precautionary measures to curb the ...

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Novartis supporting education in the fight against malaria in sub-Saharan Africa - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 08:05

Novartis supporting education in the fight against malaria in sub-Saharan Africa
GlobeNewswire (press release)
BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of a continued commitment in the fight against malaria, Novartis Pharmaceuticals launches a new educational website, providing educational resources to healthcare professionals in ...

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Malaria-carrying mosquitoes genetically modified to pass on infertiity - Gizmag

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 07:05

Gizmag

Malaria-carrying mosquitoes genetically modified to pass on infertiity
Gizmag
The old joke says that infertility isn't hereditary, but a team of scientists at Imperial College London is proving it wrong as a way to fight malaria. Using gene splicing, the team is working on a way to introduce a strain of infertility into female ...
Genetically modified mosquitoes to help fight malariaEconomic Times
Swaziland leading the battle against malaria in AfricaThe Herald-Times (subscription)
Infertility gene in mosquitoes to curb malariaDaijiworld.com

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Modified mosquitoes can halt malaria spread - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 04:52

Zee News

Modified mosquitoes can halt malaria spread
Zee News
The mosquito species Anopheles gambiae is a major carrier of dangerous malaria parasites in sub-Saharan Africa, where 90 per cent of annual malaria deaths occur. Malaria infects more than 200 million people each year and causes more than 430,000 ...
Swaziland leading the battle against malaria in AfricaThe Herald-Times (subscription)
Infertility gene in mosquitoes to curb malariaDaijiworld.com

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Gujarat in top 10 for dengue, malaria deaths - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 01:46

Gujarat in top 10 for dengue, malaria deaths
Times of India
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat lopment known for its development model, has poorly performed in curbing vector-borne dise ases. This has put Prime Mi nister Narendra Modi's ho me state among the top 10 sta tes in dengue and malaria re lated deaths in 2014 and ...

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China's Tu calls for global efforts on fighting malaria - CCTV

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2015 - 00:30

China's Tu calls for global efforts on fighting malaria
CCTV
The 2015 Nobel Prize laureate for Physiology or Medicine Tu Youyou attends a press conference at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, capital of Sweden, Dec. 6, 2015. Eighty-four-year-old Tu Youyou arrived in Sweden on Friday to collect China's first ...

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