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Dengue and malaria detected in high hills - The Kathmandu Post

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The Kathmandu Post

Dengue and malaria detected in high hills
The Kathmandu Post
According to the District Health Office (DHO) records, 67 cases of malaria were reported in the district last year. Most of the malaria patients were from Melauli, Shivanath and Pancheshwor. The detection of 'new diseases' has left the health workers ...

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Actress Alexandra Daddario Goes to Malawi to Fight HIV - InStyle

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 23:42

InStyle

Actress Alexandra Daddario Goes to Malawi to Fight HIV
InStyle
She's a champion for The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation's new partnership with the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, and she recently traveled to Malawi to see the organizations' handiwork providing testing and treatment for HIV and malaria ...

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Monkey malaria researcher presented with NT Young Tall Poppy award - Cosmos (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 21:30

Cosmos (blog)

Monkey malaria researcher presented with NT Young Tall Poppy award
Cosmos (blog)
Dr Matthew Grigg was named the 2017 NT Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year last week in recognition for his research into Plasmodium knowlesi, a specific type of monkey malaria that is transmitted to humans via mosquitos in Southeast Asia.

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11-year-old 'starving' Simdega girl died of malaria, says deputy commissioner - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 17:50

Hindustan Times

11-year-old 'starving' Simdega girl died of malaria, says deputy commissioner
Hindustan Times
The Simdega administration, however, maintained that Santoshi was suffering from malaria and died due to her ailment. Bhajantri told Das that a three-member team comprising district supply inspector Nandji Ram, civil surgeon Ijazuddin Ashraf, and ...
Jharkhand ration card: 11-year-old dies: Activists cry hunger ...Times of India
Jharkhand Girl Dies After Family's Ration Denied for No Aadhaar Link, BJP Blames MalariaThe Wire
11-year-old dies: Activists cry hunger, Jharkhand government says malariaNewburgh Gazette
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Malaria back with renewed sting - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 16:45

The Hindu

Malaria back with renewed sting
The Hindu
Malaria, which the authorities claim to have eradicated across the State, is making a come back if the Health Department statistics are any indication. The cause for concern is the spike in indigenous cases in districts such as Kozhikode in recent ...

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Dengue, malaria on the rise in Mumbai, don't let water accumulate near your home - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 15:21

Hindustan Times

Dengue, malaria on the rise in Mumbai, don't let water accumulate near your home
Hindustan Times
Heavy rain in the city from September has led to a spike in monsoon-related ailments. The city recorded 536 cases of dengue, 124 cases from October 1 to 15 and 412 in September, while 1,129 of malaria (287 between October 1 and 15 and 842 in ...

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Health Ministry: Anti-malaria steps for Cyprus tourists - Arutz Sheva (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 13:55

Health Ministry: Anti-malaria steps for Cyprus tourists
Arutz Sheva (blog)
The Health Ministry is now advising tourists travelling to the region to take anti-malaria treatment before they travel. Tourists are also advised to take steps to prevent mosquito bites such as smearing mosquito repellents and wearing long clothes, as ...

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Over 7000 cases of malaria diagnosed in Quiculungo - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 12:44

Over 7000 cases of malaria diagnosed in Quiculungo
ReliefWeb
Quiculungo - At least 7,599 cases of malaria were diagnosed in the first quarter of this year in Quiculungo municipality, northern Cuanza Norte province. The information is contained in a report from the local Health Department, saying the above figure ...

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What 115 years of data tells us about Africa's battle with malaria past and present - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 12:30

Medical Xpress

What 115 years of data tells us about Africa's battle with malaria past and present
Medical Xpress
The use of treated bed nets and antimalarial drugs has reduced malaria cases in sub Saharan Africa. Credit: Shutterstock. It's difficult to accurately measure the number of people who get malaria each year. This is because the malaria symptoms are ...

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Malaria in East Darfur, Kassala: 'More than 50 cases in hospital each day' - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 12:18

Malaria in East Darfur, Kassala: 'More than 50 cases in hospital each day'
ReliefWeb
East Darfur has seen a surge in malaria cases. The hospital in the state capital receives between 50 to 70 cases each day. On Monday, a medical source at Ed Daein Hospital told Radio Dabanga that 50 to 70 new malaria victims visit the hospital on a ...

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Home-grown solution for malaria eradication - Guardian (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 04:02

Home-grown solution for malaria eradication
Guardian (blog)
Is this tropical disease called malaria becoming untreatable? Why is the resistance-to-treatment level growing? These are relevant questions even ordinary people would want indigenous researchers on this scourge to answer with home-grown solution ...

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11-year-old dies: Activists cry hunger, Jharkhand government says malaria - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 00:05

11-year-old dies: Activists cry hunger, Jharkhand government says malaria
Times of India
The district's deputy commissioner Manjunath Bhajantri claimed on Monday she had died of malaria, not starvation. "We constituted a probe team comprising the district supply officer, civil surgeon and project director, which discovered the girl was ...

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Malaria during pregnancy a risk factor for stillbirth - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - October 16, 2017 - 17:24

Daily Nation

Malaria during pregnancy a risk factor for stillbirth
Daily Nation
Researchers reviewed 59 studies and found that in nearly 20 studies the odds of stillbirth increased by 1.47 in pregnant women who were diagnosed with and treated for malaria. In over 30 studies, the odds of stillbirth after a malaria diagnosis and ...

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Human malaria spread from monkeys found in Brazil - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - October 16, 2017 - 15:11

Human malaria spread from monkeys found in Brazil
SciDev.Net
Most cases of malaria seen in Brazil occur in the Amazon and are thought to be caused by the parasite Plasmodium vivax, said Anielle de Pina-Costa, co-author of the study, in an interview with SciDev.Net. But after DNA testing on the blood of infected ...

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Farming and forest loss: study exposes malaria's best friends - Mongabay.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 16, 2017 - 09:41

Mongabay.com

Farming and forest loss: study exposes malaria's best friends
Mongabay.com
A new study exposes the role of deforestation in amplifying malaria transmission, finding that forest loss and malaria is linked worldwide and not just a local phenomenon. The research, published in Environmental Science, builds on prior evidence that ...

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Treatment of adults with acute uncomplicated malaria with azithromycin and chloroquine in India, Colombia, and ... - Dove Medical Press

Malaria News Feeds - October 15, 2017 - 23:10

Treatment of adults with acute uncomplicated malaria with azithromycin and chloroquine in India, Colombia, and ...
Dove Medical Press
Background: To explore the use of azithromycin–chloroquine (AZCQ) for the treatment of malaria, we conducted double-blind, randomized, non-inferiority studies in India, Colombia, and Suriname comparing the combination of azithromycin 1 g and ...

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Kano records 98,000 malaria cases - The Nation Nigeria - The Nation Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - October 15, 2017 - 23:02

Kano records 98,000 malaria cases - The Nation Nigeria
The Nation Newspaper
Kano State Commissioner for Health Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso at the weekend said the state recorded about 97,845 cases of malaria this year. He added that the ...

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South Africa: Malaria in Kruger National Park, Pretoria - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - October 15, 2017 - 21:58

Outbreak News Today

South Africa: Malaria in Kruger National Park, Pretoria
Outbreak News Today
Management at Kruger National Park is advising visitors to the Park about the risk of malaria and precautionary measures to be taken. Although there is some risk throughout the year, the annual high malaria season (September to May) has started, and ...

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Malaria among migrants: Health Dept. found wanting - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - October 15, 2017 - 19:27

Malaria among migrants: Health Dept. found wanting
The Hindu
The Health Department has reportedly not been able to effectively deal with malaria cases among migrant labourers. There has been an inordinate delay in diagnosis on the one hand and the patients are found to be leaving the State without completing the ...

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With quick and easy malaria tests, some unexpected drawbacks - KWBU

Malaria News Feeds - October 15, 2017 - 15:49

KWBU

With quick and easy malaria tests, some unexpected drawbacks
KWBU
In remote areas of the world, traditional lab testing for malaria can be difficult. That's where the malaria rapid diagnostic test comes in. The test can diagnose malaria in 15 minutes with just the prick of a finger — making it easier to prescribe ...

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