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'State downplaying malaria incidence in Agency' - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - 7 hours 17 min ago

'State downplaying malaria incidence in Agency'
The Hindu
Malaria is widespread over Visakha Agency but the government is downplaying its incidence and asking the medical officers and staff not to record malaria cases, Girijana Sangham's State committee alleged here on Saturday. “Government has claimed that ...

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'State downplaying malaria incidence in Agency' - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - 8 hours 44 min ago

'State downplaying malaria incidence in Agency'
The Hindu
Malaria is widespread over Visakha Agency but the government is downplaying its incidence and asking the medical officers and staff not to record malaria cases, Girijana Sangham's State committee alleged here on Saturday. “Government has claimed that ...

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Florida investigation links four recent Zika cases to local mosquito-borne virus transmission

Science Daily - Malaria - July 29, 2016 - 17:20
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informed by the State of Florida that Zika virus infections in four people were likely caused by bites of local Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. The cases are likely the first known occurrence of local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission in the continental United States. CDC is closely coordinating with Florida officials who are leading the ongoing investigations, and at the state's request, sent a CDC medical epidemiologist to provide additional assistance.
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News digest – Anti-malaria drug, a chemotherapy class, e-cigarettes and……a fossil? - Cancer Research UK (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - July 29, 2016 - 17:13

Cancer Research UK (blog)

News digest – Anti-malaria drug, a chemotherapy class, e-cigarettes and……a fossil?
Cancer Research UK (blog)
Scientists at the Cancer Research UK Radiation Research Centre in Oxford showed that the anti-malaria drug atovaquone could help radiotherapy destroy tumours. This research shows that by slowing down the rate at which cancer cells use oxygen, ...

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Be cautious and prevent spread of dengue, malaria, warn docs - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 29, 2016 - 16:26

Be cautious and prevent spread of dengue, malaria, warn docs
Times of India
Agra: With the monsoon comes an increased threat from infectious diseases like malaria, dengue and viral fever. The city has faced one of its worst monsoons in recent years and the water-logging plus long power cuts are a recipe for these diseases to ...

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Nearly 150 People Died Due To Malaria, Dengue, Encephalitis, Lok Sabha Told - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - July 29, 2016 - 11:32

NDTV

Nearly 150 People Died Due To Malaria, Dengue, Encephalitis, Lok Sabha Told
NDTV
However, there are some PPP (Public Private Partnership) projects such as collaboration between Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Sun Pharma to implement Joint Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project which would also include research ...

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148 people died due to malaria, dengue, encephalitis: Govt - Business Standard

Malaria News Feeds - July 29, 2016 - 11:04

148 people died due to malaria, dengue, encephalitis: Govt
Business Standard
However, there are some PPP projects such as collaboration between Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Sun Pharma to implement Joint Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project which would also include research in Mandla distict, Madhya ...

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Zimbabwe: Matabeleland South Spearheads Malaria Fight - allAfrica ... - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 29, 2016 - 08:39

Zimbabwe: Matabeleland South Spearheads Malaria Fight - allAfrica ...
AllAfrica.com
Government has identified Matabeleland South Province as the country's front-runner in eliminating malaria, the province's medical director, Dr Brian Abel ...

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Matabeleland South spearheads malaria fight - The Herald

Malaria News Feeds - July 29, 2016 - 07:54

Matabeleland South spearheads malaria fight
The Herald
Government has identified Matabeleland South Province as the country's front-runner in eliminating malaria, the province's medical director, Dr Brian Abel Maponga, has said. Dr Maponga said this during the province's belated World Malaria Day ...

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Malaria Treatment Breakthrough By UCT Academics: A Simple Molecule? [VIDEO] - University Herald

Malaria News Feeds - July 29, 2016 - 06:26

University Herald

Malaria Treatment Breakthrough By UCT Academics: A Simple Molecule? [VIDEO]
University Herald
From years of academic research, the University of Cape Town (UCT) finally reveals a treatment or prevention breakthrough for Malaria- a simple molecular strand. A trusted team from the academe's Drug Discovery and Development Centre endorses a ...

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Hoosier inmates helping fight malaria in Africa - WRTV Indianapolis

Malaria News Feeds - July 29, 2016 - 04:41

WRTV Indianapolis

Hoosier inmates helping fight malaria in Africa
WRTV Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS -- Hoosiers are helping to stop the spread of a deadly virus thousands of miles from Indiana. The mosquito-borne disease malaria kills thousands of people in Africa every day. Without protection, child after child is infected. At the ...

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Viral hepatitis kills as many as malaria, TB or HIV/AIDS - The Hippocratic Post (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2016 - 19:04

The Hippocratic Post (blog)

Viral hepatitis kills as many as malaria, TB or HIV/AIDS
The Hippocratic Post (blog)
“Although hepatitis is often overlooked in the media as HIV and AIDS tend to make headlines, viral hepatitis has become one of the leading causes of death and disability across the globe killing at least as many people annually as TB, malaria or HIV/AIDS.
Hepatitis kills 10 times more than Malaria, HIV, experts warnNigeria Today
Hepatitis is on the rise as a global killerHumanosphere
Spreading awareness to check hepatitis spreadThe Hindu
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Drug discovery test leads to malaria drug prospects at UW - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2016 - 18:55

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Drug discovery test leads to malaria drug prospects at UW
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)
After a year working with Medicines for Malaria Venture in Switzerland, Dr. Wes Van Voorhis is back at the University of Washington with ideas for creating the "Holy Grail" of malaria treatment from data he helped make publicly available. Starting in ...
Open-source drug discovery a successScience Daily

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Open-source drug discovery a success

Science Daily - Malaria - July 28, 2016 - 18:29
In what is being called the first-ever test of open-source drug-discovery, researchers from around the world have successfully identified compounds to pursue in treating and preventing parasite-borne illnesses such as malaria as well as cancer. The results have ignited more a dozen drug-development projects for a variety of diseases.
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Innovations give African leaders hope malaria can be beaten by 2030 - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2016 - 16:51

Innovations give African leaders hope malaria can be beaten by 2030
Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African governments are confident malaria can be wiped out within 15 years as research innovations, including a vaccine against the disease, are developed and tested, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) ...

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Innovations give African leaders hope malaria can be beaten by 2030 - Fox News

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2016 - 16:51

Fox News

Innovations give African leaders hope malaria can be beaten by 2030
Fox News
LONDON — African governments are confident malaria can be wiped out within 15 years as research innovations, including a vaccine against the disease, are developed and tested, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) said. The continent has made ...

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Innovations give African leaders hope malaria can be beaten by 2030 - WHBL Sheboygan

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2016 - 16:51

Innovations give African leaders hope malaria can be beaten by 2030
WHBL Sheboygan
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African governments are confident malaria can be wiped out within 15 years as research innovations, including a vaccine against the disease, are developed and tested, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) ...

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Chickens Can Help Protect Humans from Malaria - ThePoultrySite.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2016 - 10:17

Chickens Can Help Protect Humans from Malaria
ThePoultrySite.com
ETHIOPIA - For the first time, scientists have shown that malaria-transmitting mosquitoes actively avoid feeding on certain animal species such as chickens, using their sense of smell. Odours emitted by species such as chickens could provide protection ...

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Chickens Can Help Protect Humans from Malaria - ThePoultrySite.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2016 - 10:17

Chickens Can Help Protect Humans from Malaria
ThePoultrySite.com
ETHIOPIA - For the first time, scientists have shown that malaria-transmitting mosquitoes actively avoid feeding on certain animal species such as chickens, using their sense of smell. Odours emitted by species such as chickens could provide protection ...

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Pope's envoy brings message of peace to South Sudan - The Irish Catholic

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2016 - 08:48

The Irish Catholic

Pope's envoy brings message of peace to South Sudan
The Irish Catholic
Speaking of the urgent need for funds to help religious orders meet the extra strain after the fighting, Cardinal Turkson pointed out there have already been outbreaks of dysentery and malaria. “There's a need for medication and there's a need for food ...

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