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Researchers find new process to create malaria vaccines - New Telegraph Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - June 15, 2018 - 03:52

New Telegraph Newspaper

Researchers find new process to create malaria vaccines
New Telegraph Newspaper
Scientists from Australia said they have discovered a novel process used by the human immune system to kill and clear malaria. According to findings from a new study published in medical journal 'BMC Medicine,' the discovery could help develop highly ...

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Lethbridge nursing students teach African children of malaria and HIV dangers - CTV News

Malaria News Feeds - June 14, 2018 - 23:48

CTV News

Lethbridge nursing students teach African children of malaria and HIV dangers
CTV News
The student nurses provided school children and pregnant mothers with mosquito nets to reduce the risk of contracting malaria and educated the locals of the dangers of malaria and HIV. Nursing student Brittany Rop says the University of Lethbridge ...

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WWII veteran who survived malaria honored in Barry Co. - WOODTV.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 14, 2018 - 22:20

WOODTV.com

WWII veteran who survived malaria honored in Barry Co.
WOODTV.com
Louis Hall Delton WWII veteran 061418_1529014752724.jpg.jpg Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. World War II veteran Louis Hall accepts a flag from ...

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Malaria News Feeds - June 14, 2018 - 21:29
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Ugandan inventor wins Africa Prize for bloodless malaria test - UPI.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 14, 2018 - 17:44

UPI.com

Ugandan inventor wins Africa Prize for bloodless malaria test
UPI.com
June 14 (UPI) -- A Ugandan inventor has won the Royal Academy of Engineering's prestigious Africa Prize for developing a method of testing for malaria without drawing blood. Brian Gitta, 24, became the prize's youngest winner Wednesday after he and his ...

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Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - June 14, 2018 - 11:40

BBC News

Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test
BBC News
A Ugandan inventor has won a major prize for a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Computer scientist Brian Gitta, 24, is the first Ugandan, and the youngest person, to win the Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize. The device ...
Ugandan Inventor Wins Royal Academy Of Engineering PrizeTaarifa Rwanda (satire) (press release) (blog)

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Novel immune system process points to major malaria vaccines: Aussie research - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - June 14, 2018 - 05:19

Novel immune system process points to major malaria vaccines: Aussie research
Xinhua
SYDNEY, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Aussie researchers on Thursday said they have discovered a novel process used by the human immune system to kill and clear malaria. The discovery could help develop highly effective vaccines for the global disease.

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Avian malaria killing kiwi in Auckland reserve - Stuff.co.nz

Malaria News Feeds - June 14, 2018 - 04:56

Stuff.co.nz

Avian malaria killing kiwi in Auckland reserve
Stuff.co.nz
Massey University Senior Lecturer in Wildlife Pathology Stuart Hunter said avian malaria was caused by a parasite that invades red blood cells and other tissues, such as the liver, spleen, lungs and brain. "The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes ...

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Namibia, Angola jointly craft strategy to eliminate malaria - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 20:18

Namibia, Angola jointly craft strategy to eliminate malaria
Xinhua
WINDHOEK, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Health professionals from Namibia and Angola are meeting this week in Nkurenkuru in Namibia's Kavango West region to jointly craft consolidated cross-border collaborative malaria elimination strategies. Mwalengwa ...

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What fighting malaria can teach us about linking purpose and business - The European Sting

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 16:54

The European Sting

What fighting malaria can teach us about linking purpose and business
The European Sting
However, if they fail, the results may be disastrous. Drug-resistant forms of the disease have emerged in countries surrounding the Mekong river. If the problem becomes worse and spreads to Africa, there may be a resurgence of malaria and a rising ...

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Malaria-Free Paraguay; Don't Neglect Nipah Virus; Global Penicillin Shortage? - MedPage Today

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 16:03

MedPage Today

Malaria-Free Paraguay; Don't Neglect Nipah Virus; Global Penicillin Shortage?
MedPage Today
The World Health Organization (WHO) certified Paraguay as malaria-free -- the first country in the Americas to receive this distinction since Cuba in 1973. A meta-analysis found that pregnant women and children younger than age 5 may not be receiving ...

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Common Malaria Treatment Might Not Fully Treat Some Children, Pregnant Women, Study Shows - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 14:36

Common Malaria Treatment Might Not Fully Treat Some Children, Pregnant Women, Study Shows
Kaiser Family Foundation
Common Malaria Treatment Might Not Fully Treat Some Children, Pregnant Women, Study Shows. Jun 13, 2018. VOA News: Malaria Drug May Fall Short for Children, Pregnant Women “The most widely used antimalarial therapy may not fully treat some ...

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Video: How gene drives could use 'selfish' genes to eradicate malaria - Genetic Literacy Project

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 12:06

Genetic Literacy Project

Video: How gene drives could use 'selfish' genes to eradicate malaria
Genetic Literacy Project
Researchers have proposed using gene drives against agricultural pests and invasive species, but the most urgent application is against vector-borne diseases like malaria, which kills hundreds of thousands of people every year, mostly in sub-Saharan ...

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Paraguay declared malaria free amid concerns the disease rising again - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 10:32

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Paraguay declared malaria free amid concerns the disease rising again
Thomson Reuters Foundation
By Lin Taylor. LONDON, June 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Paraguay is officially free of malaria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, making it the first country in the Americas in 45 years to have wiped out the deadly disease which ...
Paraguay is first country in Americas to eliminate malaria in 45 years ...The Guardian
WHO certifies Paraguay malaria-free - World Health OrganizationWorld Health Organization
Paraguay's elimination of malaria 'shows what is possible' – UN health agencyUN News
Devex -ReliefWeb
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Mining companies combating malaria scourge – ICMM - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 07:09

Mining companies combating malaria scourge – ICMM
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Mining companies are taking firm steps to help combat the scourge of malaria, which affects 3.3-billion people worldwide and kills a child every 30 seconds. International Council for Mining and Metallurgy (ICMM) ...

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Aiming for a malaria-free region by 2030 - Jakarta Post

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 01:53

Jakarta Post

Aiming for a malaria-free region by 2030
Jakarta Post
Melbourne will be hosting the First World Malaria Conference in July, 2018. Rita Widiadana spoke for The Jakarta Post with Stephen Rogerson, a professor at the Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Malaria Elimination. The following is an excerpt ...

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Ending malaria: A race against the clock - Jakarta Post

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 01:25

Jakarta Post

Ending malaria: A race against the clock
Jakarta Post
The World Health Organization's (WHO) Malaria report 2017 says that in 2016, an estimated 216 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide: In the African region (90 percent), followed by the Southeast Asia region (7 percent) and the Eastern ...

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Malaria series: Plasmodium malariae, P. ovale and the monkey malaria- Plasmodium knowlesi - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - June 13, 2018 - 00:13

Outbreak News Today

Malaria series: Plasmodium malariae, P. ovale and the monkey malaria- Plasmodium knowlesi
Outbreak News Today
In the final podcast in our short series on malarial parasites, we're look at the two less common species–P. malariae and P. ovale. In addition, we will spend some time talking about the so called “monkey malaria”or the more common than we thought, ...

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Costa Rica Issues Malaria Outbreak Alert - PrecisionVaccinations

Malaria News Feeds - June 12, 2018 - 23:43

PrecisionVaccinations

Costa Rica Issues Malaria Outbreak Alert
PrecisionVaccinations
June 12th, 2018 – The Ministry of Health in Costa Rica (MHCR) issued a sanitary alert for malaria based upon 21 imported cases during 2018. The MHRC was motivated to issue this alert since 10 malaria cases from Nicaragua, Panama, South America and ...

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