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Nurses tipped on how to fight malaria - The New Times

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Nurses tipped on how to fight malaria
The New Times
The call was made by the Minister for Health, Dr Diane Gashumba during her two-day visit to various hospitals in Southern Province to monitor the delivery of health services. “As key agents who serve patients from different corners of society, nurses ...

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Obesity, diabetes associated with increased risk for severe malaria infection - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2017 - 15:08

Obesity, diabetes associated with increased risk for severe malaria infection
Healio
Comorbidity, particularly diabetes, and obesity were significant risk factors for severe infection among nonimmune travelers and immigrants from endemic countries in Sweden with malaria, according to researchers.

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First Malaria Vaccine to Be Administered in Africa - Vital Updates

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 23:40

Vital Updates

First Malaria Vaccine to Be Administered in Africa
Vital Updates
In 2015 alone there were 438,000 deaths from malaria, 88 percent of which were in Africa, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Over 300,000 of those deaths were children. But now, there is a small glimmer of hope — starting in 2018, the ...

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Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria - FactGazette

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 18:43

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Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria
FactGazette
President Donald Trump's administration has made a renewed push to enlist Beijing's help in those efforts following a meeting between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping last month. Dan Coats, director of National Intelligence, was also at the ...
South Korea to Allow Civilian Contact With North in Diplomatic First StepAntiwar.com

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President Moon Jae-In lets South Korean aid workers tackle malaria in North Korea - The Times (subscription)

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 16:00

President Moon Jae-In lets South Korean aid workers tackle malaria in North Korea
The Times (subscription)
Mr Moon's government has given permission for a humanitarian group to resume its work fighting malaria in North Korea, 18 months after all such contact with Pyongyang was banned after its fourth nuclear test. The Korean Sharing Movement (KSM) will be ...

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South Korea approves joint civic fight against malaria in North Korea - UPI.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 15:47

UPI.com

South Korea approves joint civic fight against malaria in North Korea
UPI.com
South Korean soldiers stand guard at the joint security area of Panmunjom. Cross-border exchange is rare between the two Koreas, but Seoul has approved an anti-malaria program that could travel to the North as early as June. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI.
South Korea OKs first aid to North Korea since Moon took officeThe Korea Herald
Inter-Korean contact approvedKorea JoongAng Daily

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Sierra Leone News: 4 out of 10 children in Salone have malaria - Awoko

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 12:50

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: 4 out of 10 children in Salone have malaria
Awoko
Malaria Programme Manager of Ministry of Health, Dr. Samuel Smith has said that four out of 10 children that visit the medical centres across the country have malaria. He made this statement during the press briefing yesterday during the launching of ...

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Research Roundup: Malaria vaccine, mouse sperm in space, animal welfare prizes, and more! - Speaking of Research

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 11:26

Speaking of Research

Research Roundup: Malaria vaccine, mouse sperm in space, animal welfare prizes, and more!
Speaking of Research
Modified experimental vaccine protects monkeys from deadly malaria. Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, discovered that a modified version of an experimental ...

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S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria - The News Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 04:27

The News Tribune

S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria
The News Tribune
South Korea will allow a civic group to contact North Korea over help in fighting malaria, the first government approval on cross-border civilian exchanges since North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January 2016, officials said Friday. The announcement ...
President Moon Jae-In lets South Korean aid workers tackle malaria in North KoreaThe Times (subscription)
South Korea approves joint civic fight against malaria in North KoreaUPI.com
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S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria - ABC News

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 04:21

S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria
ABC News
South Korea will allow a civic group to contact North Korea over help in fighting malaria, the first such approval since North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January 2016, officials said Friday. The announcement is a sign that the liberal government ...

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S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria - The Olympian

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 04:20

The Olympian

S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria
The Olympian
South Korea will allow a civic group to contact North Korea over help in fighting malaria, the first such approval since North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January 2016, officials said Friday. The announcement is a sign that the liberal government ...
South Korea to Allow Civilian Contact With North in Diplomatic First StepAntiwar.com

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Experimental vaccine protects monkeys from deadly malaria - Guardian (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 03:50

Guardian (blog)

Experimental vaccine protects monkeys from deadly malaria
Guardian (blog)
Researchers from the United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, modified an experimental malaria vaccine and showed that it completely protected four of eight monkeys who ...

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South Korea to Allow Civilian Contact With North in Diplomatic First Step - Antiwar.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2017 - 03:46

Antiwar.com

South Korea to Allow Civilian Contact With North in Diplomatic First Step
Antiwar.com
The contact will be made by the Korean Sharing Movement, which now has permission to email the North Korean government regarding offers of anti-malaria help, including insecticides, mosquito repellent, and nets. If the contact goes well, they will ...

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Health Dept battles to curb spread of malaria - South African Broadcasting Corporation

Malaria News Feeds - May 25, 2017 - 22:13

South African Broadcasting Corporation

Health Dept battles to curb spread of malaria
South African Broadcasting Corporation
So far, over a thousand cases of malaria have so far been reported in Mpumalanga and 633 in the Bushbuckridge area. 14 people have died of the disease. This week, the department deployed workers to fumigate houses, streams and rivers in the affected ...

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Anglican Church playing key role in tackling malaria in southern Africa - Episcopal News Service

Malaria News Feeds - May 25, 2017 - 16:23

Anglican Church playing key role in tackling malaria in southern Africa
Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishops of Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe took part in recent World Malaria Day events along the shared borders between the four countries. As Southern African countries move closer to malaria elimination ...

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What is malaria, how is it spread and where is it found? Symptoms, prevention and treatment - The Sun

Malaria News Feeds - May 25, 2017 - 14:20

The Sun

What is malaria, how is it spread and where is it found? Symptoms, prevention and treatment
The Sun
Malaria is spread by Anopheles mosquitos in areas where the bugs carry the disease. It's disseminated by the insects biting people as they feed on blood. When the mosquitos bite they transfer the malarial parasites into the persons bloodstream causing ...

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Preparations underway for mass mosquito net distribution to combat malaria in Sierra Leone - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - May 25, 2017 - 12:43

Preparations underway for mass mosquito net distribution to combat malaria in Sierra Leone
ReliefWeb
FREETOWN, 25 May 2017 – The National Malaria Control Programme of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation have pre-positioned around 4.3 million treated mosquito bed nets ahead of the planned nationwide mass distribution campaign on 1-10 June, 2017 ...
Nigeria launches mosquito control programmeJournalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (registration)

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Malaria outbreak: More than 1300 cases reported in Mpumalanga - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - May 25, 2017 - 10:29

Outbreak News Today

Malaria outbreak: More than 1300 cases reported in Mpumalanga
Outbreak News Today
The Bushbuckridge area recorded the highest number of malaria cases accounting for about half of the 1,330 reported cases were in the area. This has prompted health officials to commence a fumigation campaign in the province. The South Africa Ministry ...

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Scientists develop molecule that could lead to first synthetic one-dose malaria treatment - The FINANCIAL

Malaria News Feeds - May 25, 2017 - 08:54

The FINANCIAL

Scientists develop molecule that could lead to first synthetic one-dose malaria treatment
The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- Researchers at the University, working in partnership with LSTM and other colleagues, have developed a molecule which has the potential to become the first fully synthetic, one-dose treatment for malaria. In a paper published in the ...

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Making Gujarat malaria-free: Health Minister recommends using drone to get rid of mosquitoes - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - May 25, 2017 - 08:20

Zee News

Making Gujarat malaria-free: Health Minister recommends using drone to get rid of mosquitoes
Zee News
New Delhi: In an attempt to make Gujarat malaria-free, state Health Minister Shankar Chaudhary on Wednesday recommended using drones in fight against mosquito-borne diseases. The health minister, while speaking at the launch of a campaign to make ...
Drone strikes against mosquitoes in AhmedabadTimes of India
Use drones to fight 'terrorist' mosquitoes, says Gujarat ministerThe Indian Express
Drones May Be Brought In To Fight This Breed Of 'Terrorists' Causing Havoc In GujaratHuffington Post India

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