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Proposed cuts in foreign aid could cause malaria resurgence - Business Insider

Malaria News Feeds - November 22, 2017 - 00:28

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Proposed cuts in foreign aid could cause malaria resurgence
Business Insider
(Reuters Health) - If U.S. President Donald Trump cuts 44% of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) funding, a significant proportion of the global budget for malaria control, there would be a worldwide resurgence of malaria, British researchers say ...
Proposed cuts to US Malaria Initiative could mean millions more ...Medical Xpress

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Lab notes: A new biomedical device to detect malaria and other infectious diseases - Scroll.in

Malaria News Feeds - November 22, 2017 - 00:03

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Lab notes: A new biomedical device to detect malaria and other infectious diseases
Scroll.in
In the case of the device which has been tested, nanofibres were conjugated with histidine-rich protein II antibodies, which are specific to malarial antigen. Upon recognising the presence of even a trace of malaria's biomarkers in blood serum, the ...

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Proposed cuts in foreign aid could cause malaria resurgence - WHTC

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 22:42

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Proposed cuts in foreign aid could cause malaria resurgence
WHTC
If PMI funding is maintained, it will prevent 162 million more cases of malaria and save 692,589 lives between 2017 and 2020, the researchers calculate. But if the PMI budget is reduced by 44%, as proposed in President Trump's “skinny budget” released ...
Proposed cuts to US Malaria Initiative could mean millions more malaria casesMedical Xpress

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Proposed cuts in foreign aid could cause malaria resurgence - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 22:39

Medical Xpress

Proposed cuts in foreign aid could cause malaria resurgence
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - If U.S. President Donald Trump cuts 44% of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) funding, a significant proportion of the global budget for malaria control, there would be a worldwide resurgence of malaria, British researchers say ...
Proposed cuts to US Malaria Initiative could mean millions more malaria casesScience Daily

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Nanoparticles Used in Malaria Diagnosis Test - Controlled Environments Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 21:03

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Nanoparticles Used in Malaria Diagnosis Test
Controlled Environments Magazine
The WHO reports an estimated 429,000 malaria deaths each year. The disease mostly affects tropical and subtropical regions and in particular the African continent. The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC teamed up with the Fraunhofer ...

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Immunovaccine and Leidos extend malaria collaboration, moving vaccine candidates forward - FiercePharma

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 20:17

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Immunovaccine and Leidos extend malaria collaboration, moving vaccine candidates forward
FiercePharma
This new deal falls under a $23.7 million, five-year contract USAID awarded Leidos in 2015 to provide scientific support for the agency's Malaria Vaccine Development Program. In June 2016, Leidos signed an initial subcontract with Immunovaccine to use ...

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Proposed cuts to US Malaria Initiative could mean millions more malaria cases - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 19:53

Proposed cuts to US Malaria Initiative could mean millions more malaria cases
Science Daily
Cutting the budget of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) by 44%, as the U.S. Congress has proposed, would lead to an estimated 67 million additional cases of malaria over the next four years, according to a mathematical model published this week ...

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Proposed cuts to US Malaria Initiative could mean millions more malaria cases

Science Daily - Malaria - November 21, 2017 - 19:19
Cutting the budget of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) by 44 percent, as the US Congress has proposed, would lead to an estimated 67 million additional cases of malaria over the next four years, according to a mathematical model.
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Proposed cuts to US Malaria Initiative could mean millions more malaria cases - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 19:00

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Proposed cuts to US Malaria Initiative could mean millions more malaria cases
Medical Xpress
Cutting the budget of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) by 44%, as the U.S. Congress has proposed, would lead to an estimated 67 million additional cases of malaria over the next four years, according to a mathematical model published this week ...

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New malaria parasites identified in wild bonobos - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 17:41

Science Daily

New malaria parasites identified in wild bonobos
Science Daily
Malaria parasites, although widespread among wild chimpanzees and gorillas, have not been detected in bonobos, a chimp cousin. Reasoning that previous studies may have missed infected bonobo populations, a team led by Beatrice Hahn, MD, ...

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New Malaria Species Discovered in Wild Bonobos - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 14:58

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release)

New Malaria Species Discovered in Wild Bonobos
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release)
Due to its devastating effects on humans, the conversation surrounding malaria infections is often focused on the public health threat—rightfully so, as close to 50% of the world's population live in areas endemic to malaria with over 200 million ...
Penn researchers find evidence of new malaria species in wild bonobosNews-Medical.net
Malaria identified in wild bonobos for the first time: Discovery in small population fills long-standing gap among ...Daily Mail

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Penn researchers find evidence of new malaria species in wild bonobos - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 14:15

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Penn researchers find evidence of new malaria species in wild bonobos
News-Medical.net
Malaria parasites, although widespread among wild chimpanzees and gorillas, have not been detected in bonobos, a chimp cousin. Reasoning that previous studies may have missed infected bonobo populations, a team led by Beatrice Hahn, MD, ...
New Malaria Species Discovered in Wild BonobosGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release)

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New breath test for diagnosing malaria in the offing? - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 12:15

SciDev.Net

New breath test for diagnosing malaria in the offing?
SciDev.Net
Researchers test the feasibility of new breath test for diagnosing malaria. It relies on volatile compounds released by people with malaria. Its success could depend on easy collection of breath samples, says an expert. People with malaria infection ...

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Immunovaccine and Leidos Expand Collaboration to Develop Malaria Vaccines Formulated in DepoVax™ - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 12:05

Immunovaccine and Leidos Expand Collaboration to Develop Malaria Vaccines Formulated in DepoVax™
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) supported an initial collaboration via a Leidos Malaria Vaccine Development Program (MVDP) sub-contract. Following the achievement of several preclinical milestones in this initial collaboration, ...

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Malaria kills over 1000 people from January to October - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 11:59

Malaria kills over 1000 people from January to October
ReliefWeb
Huambo - A total 1,241 people, mostly children under five years of age, died of malaria in central Huambo province from January to October this year. The information was released by the Huambo malaria programme supervisor, Clementino Sacanombo.

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Study identifies new malaria parasites in wild bonobos - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 10:00

Phys.Org

Study identifies new malaria parasites in wild bonobos
Phys.Org
Malaria parasites, although widespread among wild chimpanzees and gorillas, have not been detected in bonobos, a chimp cousin. Reasoning that previous studies may have missed infected bonobo populations, a team led by Beatrice Hahn, MD, ...

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Researchers attack Mekong malaria superbug on multiple fronts - Nikkei Asian Review

Malaria News Feeds - November 21, 2017 - 06:36

Nikkei Asian Review

Researchers attack Mekong malaria superbug on multiple fronts
Nikkei Asian Review
Arjen Dondorp, head of malaria at MORU, said the triple therapy is urgently needed to treat patients stricken by a killer strain of the malaria parasite spread by mosquitoes around the Mekong River, Southeast Asia's largest body of water. "We have been ...

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