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Early treatment failure in concurrent dengue and mixed malaria species infection with suspected resistance to ... - Dove Medical Press

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Early treatment failure in concurrent dengue and mixed malaria species infection with suspected resistance to ...
Dove Medical Press
Background: Concurrent dengue and mixed malaria infections in a single patient present with overlapping clinical manifestations which pose a diagnostic challenge and management dilemma in areas of common endemicities. Methods: We report a case of a ...

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Bill Gates Continues His Quest To Gamify Philanthropy With A Malaria Quiz - Fast Company

Malaria News Feeds - August 16, 2017 - 20:34

Fast Company

Bill Gates Continues His Quest To Gamify Philanthropy With A Malaria Quiz
Fast Company
Malaria has terrorized humankind for thousands of years, but for most of that time, we had no idea what caused it,” Gates writes in his letter. “Today, we know exactly who our enemy is: the mosquito.” Which means that with serious effort, the death ...

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New way to rapidly identify gene function in malaria - Nature Middle East

Malaria News Feeds - August 16, 2017 - 17:44

New way to rapidly identify gene function in malaria
Nature Middle East
An international collaboration between research teams from Saudi Arabia, Japan and the UK has led researchers to link genes to their function in malaria parasites within 14 to 18 weeks of starting the experiment. Understanding malaria genetics helps ...

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Attorneys dispute whether malaria caused Victoria man's blindness - Victoria Advocate

Malaria News Feeds - August 16, 2017 - 03:12

Victoria Advocate

Attorneys dispute whether malaria caused Victoria man's blindness
Victoria Advocate
But Roth's attorneys contend the blindness is not the result of malaria and likely from another disease or malady. In his opening statement, Edmundson pointed to inconsistencies reported to physicians by Garcia and said Garcia reported symptoms of the ...

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Philanthropy King: Bill Gates Gives Away $4.6 Billion, Unveils New Campaign To Combat Malaria - Forbes

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2017 - 17:24

Forbes

Philanthropy King: Bill Gates Gives Away $4.6 Billion, Unveils New Campaign To Combat Malaria
Forbes
Dubbed “Mosquito Wars,” the campaign is part of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's broader effort to combat malaria. Each donated net will go to families in the Inhambane region of Mozambique, where the disease is still prevalent, and will be ...
Bill Gates casts a wider net, asking blog followers to help in the war against mosquitoes and malariaGeekWire
Bill Gates makes some big moves, donating $4.6 billion and joining InstagramOnMSFT (blog)

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Grant enables study of mosquito virus as a genetic lab tool, malaria biocontrol - Penn State News

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2017 - 14:58

Penn State News

Grant enables study of mosquito virus as a genetic lab tool, malaria biocontrol
Penn State News
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A virus that infects a species of malaria-transmitting mosquito could help scientists gain a better understanding of mosquito biology and eventually could lead to methods for stopping or slowing the spread of the disease ...

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Malaria: Stop indiscriminate dumping of waste to reduce malaria scourge,say Ecologist - Guardian (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2017 - 14:10

Guardian (blog)

Malaria: Stop indiscriminate dumping of waste to reduce malaria scourge,say Ecologist
Guardian (blog)
An ecologist, Mr Habib Omotosho, has urged the three tiers of government to invest in liquid waste management and prevent people from indiscriminate dumping of waste to reduce malaria scourge. Omotosho, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ...

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A CDC for Africa - Scientific American

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2017 - 13:15

A CDC for Africa
Scientific American
More than 65 years ago Americans found a way to ensure that no one would have to die from malaria ever again. The disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 1951, thanks to strategies created through the Office of Malaria Control in War Areas, formed in ...

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Nigeria: 3.7 Million People At Risk for Malaria in Borno State, Says WHO - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2017 - 09:19

Nigeria: 3.7 Million People At Risk for Malaria in Borno State, Says WHO
AllAfrica.com
World Health Organisation, WHO has said that about 3.7 million people are at risk for malaria in Borno State if quick humanitarian assistance failed to come. UN agency estimated that every week, around 8,500 people are infected with disease and ...

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Malaria epidemic spreading in crisis-ridden Venezuela - Aljazeera.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2017 - 08:32

Aljazeera.com

Malaria epidemic spreading in crisis-ridden Venezuela
Aljazeera.com
Worldwide, malaria has affected 212 million people, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization, with a mortality rate of nearly 30 percent. According to some reports, 18 of Venezuela's 23 states are experiencing an epidemic ...

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Malaria situation in Burundi shows improvement, still serious - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2017 - 17:26

Outbreak News Today

Malaria situation in Burundi shows improvement, still serious
Outbreak News Today
Since the beginning of 2017, a total of 4,864,976 clinical cases of malaria including 2,205 deaths (case fatality rate 0.05%) have been registered across the country. While the entire country is reporting a high burden of malaria, the northern, central ...

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Malaria: 190000 insecticide-mosquito treated nets distributed in Akoko-Edo - SundiataPost (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2017 - 14:55

SundiataPost (press release) (blog)

Malaria: 190000 insecticide-mosquito treated nets distributed in Akoko-Edo
SundiataPost (press release) (blog)
Igarra – Dr Sunday Yerumoh, Director, Primary Health Care, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area, Edo, said on Monday that 190,000 insecticide-mosquito treated nets had been distributed to fight malaria in the area. Yerumoh disclosed this in an interview ...

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Zimbabwe: Malaria Cases On the Rise - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2017 - 14:36

Zimbabwe: Malaria Cases On the Rise
AllAfrica.com
Harare City Health Department is concerned with the increased number of malaria cases being recorded in the city since the beginning of the year, health director Dr Prosper Chonzi has said. In an interview with The Herald yesterday, Dr Chonzi said the ...

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Delhi Stung: 500 Dengue Cases, Malaria 385, Chikungunya 283 - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2017 - 13:47

NDTV

Delhi Stung: 500 Dengue Cases, Malaria 385, Chikungunya 283
NDTV
The number of people affected by malaria this year till August 12, has climbed to 385 while the figure for chikungunya stands at 283. Of the 496 dengue cases, 251 affected people were residents of Delhi while the rest of the cases diagnosed here were ...

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Malaria: 190000 Treated Mosquito Nets Distributed In Edo - Leadership Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2017 - 13:38

Leadership Newspapers

Malaria: 190000 Treated Mosquito Nets Distributed In Edo
Leadership Newspapers
Dr Sunday Yerumoh, Director, Primary Health Care, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area, Edo State, said on Monday that 190,000 insecticide-treated mosquito nets had been distributed to fight malaria in the area. Yerumoh disclosed this in an interview with ...

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Malaria: Treated mosquito nets distributed in Edo - The Nation Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2017 - 12:16

The Nation Newspaper

Malaria: Treated mosquito nets distributed in Edo
The Nation Newspaper
Dr Sunday Yerumoh, Director, Primary Health Care, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area, Edo, said on Monday that 190,000 insecticide-treated mosquito nets had been distributed to fight malaria in the area. Yerumoh disclosed this in an interview with the ...

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Zambia can eliminate Malaria-GOVT - ZNBC

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2017 - 09:25

ZNBC

Zambia can eliminate Malaria-GOVT
ZNBC
Dr. Malama says the Ministry of Health has started distributing insecticide treated mosquito nets to meet the target of 10 million under the national malaria elimination strategy. Dr. Malama says the Indoor Residual Spraying programme for 2017 is ...

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The unexpected result of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria: A rise in antibiotic prescription - MIMS General News

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2017 - 02:07

MIMS General News

The unexpected result of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria: A rise in antibiotic prescription
MIMS General News
Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) have significantly made improvements to the treatment of malaria over the last decade. Unnecessary malaria drug prescriptions showed a declining trend, reflecting a shift towards more appropriate and efficient treatment.

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Andhra University study maps malaria-endemic zones in dist - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2017 - 00:30

Andhra University study maps malaria-endemic zones in dist
Times of India
Visakhapatnam: Left untreated, malaria can lead to serious complications or prove to be fatal. So researchers at AU mapped the malaria prone zones in Visakhapatnam district which can help improve strategies for effective vector control interventions.

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Malaria cases on the rise - The Herald

Malaria News Feeds - August 13, 2017 - 23:03

Malaria cases on the rise
The Herald
Harare City Health Department is concerned with the increased number of malaria cases being recorded in the city since the beginning of the year, health director Dr Prosper Chonzi has said. In an interview with The Herald yesterday, Dr Chonzi said the ...

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