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Ghana Prepares for Large-Scale Trial of RTS,S Vaccine

The Malaria Minute podcast - April 18, 2019 - 05:00

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Ghana prepares for trials of the RTS,S malaria vaccine, it’s announced that the PfSPZ vaccine will be tested in early 2020. Venezuelan malaria cases reached 1 million in 2018 and Bill Gates celebrates World Mosquito Week.

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Ghana Takes Delivery of RTS,S Vaccine

(Bloomberg on RTS,S Vaccine)

PfSPZ Vaccine Trial

Malaria Cases in Venezuela Reach 1 Million

Bill Gates Recognises World Mosquito Week

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Scientific Advisor: Katharine Collins, Radboud University Medical Centre

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David Beckham Launches Voice Petition To End Malaria

The Malaria Minute podcast - April 12, 2019 - 05:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

A new film using AI technology reveals David Beckham speaking nine languages, calling on people to join the world’s first voice petition to end malaria. Hear from Elvis Eze, who is part of the campaign.

Malaria Minute on iTunes and Spotify

Sources:

David Beckham Launches Voice Petition To End Malaria

Interview with Elvis Eze

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Malaria: The Basics

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The post David Beckham Launches Voice Petition To End Malaria appeared first on The Fight Malaria Blog.

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Australian Veteran Calls for Royal Commission into Tafenoquine

The Malaria Minute podcast - April 5, 2019 - 05:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Combining data on parasite genetics and human movement provides greater insight into how malaria spreads, Nigeria loses N132 billion to malaria each year and Stuart McCarthy, an Australian veteran, calls for a Royal Commission into Tafenoquine.

Malaria Minute on iTunes and Spotify

Sources:

Combine Data to Improve Malaria Tracking

Nigeria Loses N132 Billion to Malaria Each Year

Veteran Calls for Royal Commission into Tafenoquine

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The Fight Malaria Podcast

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The post Australian Veteran Calls for Royal Commission into Tafenoquine appeared first on The Fight Malaria Blog.

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Cyclone Idai Causes ‘Spike’ in Malaria Cases

The Malaria Minute podcast - March 29, 2019 - 06:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Cyclone Idai causes ‘spike’ in malaria cases, Oxford Uni researchers head to Africa to sequence mosquito DNA and the NothingButNets Leader Summit takes place in the US capitol.

Malaria Minute on iTunes and Spotify

Sources:

WHO Expects Spike in Malaria After Cyclone

Oxford University Researchers Win Land Rover Bursary

Nothing But Nets Leadership Summit

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The Fight Malaria Podcast

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Malaria Funding Cut in US Budget Proposals

The Malaria Minute podcast - March 22, 2019 - 06:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

US budget proposals make significant cuts to global health programs, the RBM Partnership announce their new CEO and the Australian government announce a $2.1 million program to support veterans concerned about Mefloquine and Tafenoquine.

Malaria Minute on iTunes and Spotify

Sources:

Malaria Funding Cut in US Budget Proposals

RBM Partnership Announce New CEO

Australia Launch $2.1 Million Mefloquine Program

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The Fight Malaria Podcast

Five Minutes

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Ivermectin Successful in Blocking Malaria Transmission

The Malaria Minute podcast - March 15, 2019 - 06:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Treating children and adults with ivermectin blocks malaria transmission, an experimental drug called ‘DSM265′ cures seven of malaria and the British Department of Health spends £56 million on research into the health impacts of climate change.

Malaria Minute on iTunes and Spotify

Sources:

Ivermectin Blocks Malaria Transmission

‘DSM265’ Cures Seven of P. Falciparum Malaria

Climate Change Could Bring Malaria to UK

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The Fight Malaria Podcast

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The post Ivermectin Successful in Blocking Malaria Transmission appeared first on The Fight Malaria Blog.

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Venezuelan Migration “Could Spread Malaria to US”

The Malaria Minute podcast - March 8, 2019 - 08:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Migration from Venezuela could spread malaria to other countries, applying antimalarial drugs to mosquito nets could reduce malaria transmission and Bayer launches the world’s first combination indoor insecticide.

Malaria Minute on iTunes and Spotify

Sources:

Migration From Venezuela Could Spread Malaria to US

Antimalarial Drugs to Reduce Malaria Transmission

Bayer Launches Combination Insecticide

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The Fight Malaria Podcast

Five Minutes

The post Venezuelan Migration “Could Spread Malaria to US” appeared first on The Fight Malaria Blog.

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Malaria Cases in Venezuela Skyrocket During Humanitarian Crisis

The Malaria Minute podcast - March 1, 2019 - 08:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

WHO release new vector control guidelines, consolidating more than 20 sets of recommendations and Venezuela suffers a resurgence of malaria, with health officers “prohibited” to list the disease as a cause of death.

Malaria Minute on iTunes and Spotify

Sources:

WHO Release New Vector Control Guidelines

Venezuela: “Prohibited” to List Malaria as Cause of Death

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The Fight Malaria Podcast

Five Minutes

The post Malaria Cases in Venezuela Skyrocket During Humanitarian Crisis appeared first on The Fight Malaria Blog.

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‘Origami’ Malaria Test Proves 98% Accurate

The Malaria Minute podcast - February 22, 2019 - 08:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

A paper-based microfluidic malaria test proves 98% accurate, Italian researchers begin a CRISPR gene drive experiment by sterilising female mosquitos and Lauren Carruthers shares her malaria poem.

Malaria Minute on iTunes and Spotify

Sources:

Paper-Based Microfluidics for DNA Diagnostics of Malaria

Scientists Release Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

‘My Love Is Not Malaria’ by Lauren Carruthers

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The Fight Malaria Podcast

Five Minutes

The post ‘Origami’ Malaria Test Proves 98% Accurate appeared first on The Fight Malaria Blog.

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Geneva Meeting Strengthens Global Malaria Communications

The Malaria Minute podcast - February 15, 2019 - 08:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

The SCPC committee meet in Switzerland to discuss global malaria communications, the Anopheline mosquito may have transmitted malaria before human existence and a Chinese scientist claims that the Plasmodium parasite can cure cancer.

Malaria Minute on iTunes and Spotify

Sources:

The SCPC Meeting in Switzerland

Mid-Cretaceous Mosquito Found in Amber

Plasmodium Parasite Can ‘Cure’ Cancer

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The Fight Malaria Podcast

Five Minutes

The post Geneva Meeting Strengthens Global Malaria Communications appeared first on The Fight Malaria Blog.

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DNA from Single Mosquito Used to Produce Genome Assembly

The Malaria Minute podcast - February 8, 2019 - 08:30

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

WHO fails to recognise ‘socio-cultural’ context of communities in vaccine trials, scientists make genome assembly from DNA of single mosquito and researchers find that a parasite’s genome organisation correlates with its virulence.

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Sources:

WHO Fails to Recognise ‘Socio-Cultural’ Context in Vaccine Trials

Scientists Use DNA of Single Mosquito to Make Genome Assembly

Parasite Genome Organisation Correlates with Virulence

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Fever Tree Commits £1 Million to Fight Malaria

The Malaria Minute podcast - February 1, 2019 - 08:00

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Fever Tree increases malaria funding by £1 million, the economic impact of fake antimalarials is quantified and the BBC shares the story of Zanzibar’s malaria control program.

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Fever Tree Commits £1 Million to Fight Malaria

The Impact of Substandard Anti-Malarials: Uganda Case Study

Zanzibar’s Malaria Control Program [BBC World Service]

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