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India Is Facing a Malaria Epidemic; Time to Send in the Drones Against Mosquitoes? - The Better India

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2017 - 13:43

India Is Facing a Malaria Epidemic; Time to Send in the Drones Against Mosquitoes?
The Better India
Figures from the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme indicate that till September 2017, 6,73,474 cases of malaria were reported across India. 95% of India's population lives in 'malaria endemic areas', according to the report, which ...

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Dept plans deep reduction in malaria cases by 2020 - Eleven Myanmar

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2017 - 11:30

Dept plans deep reduction in malaria cases by 2020
Eleven Myanmar
The Public Health Department has planned to reduce malaria infection rates by 85 per cent and the mortality rate by 95 per cent by 2020, according to the National Malaria Eradication Programme. There are about 600,000 malaria patients in the country ...

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Vector-Borne Disease Season Ends: 45 Fresh Dengue Cases Reported In New Delhi - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2017 - 10:47

NDTV

Vector-Borne Disease Season Ends: 45 Fresh Dengue Cases Reported In New Delhi
NDTV
The numbers of malaria and chikungunya cases recorded this year, till December 16, stood at 1,140 and 933 respectively, the report said. Delhi | Press Trust of India | Updated: December 18, 2017 16:17 IST. Share. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. Vector-Borne ...

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Angola: Health Minister Checks Malaria Situation in Huambo - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2017 - 08:38

Angola: Health Minister Checks Malaria Situation in Huambo
AllAfrica.com
Huambo — The Health Minister, Sílvia Lutukuta, is since Sunday morning paying a working visit to the central Huambo province, where she is learning about the malaria situation in this region, which has been recording high levels of the disease since ...

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Revealed: How malaria parasite tricks the immune system - ISRAEL21c

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2017 - 07:46

ISRAEL21c

Revealed: How malaria parasite tricks the immune system
ISRAEL21c
“To fight malaria, we need to understand the basic biology of Plasmodium falciparum and figure out what makes it such a dangerous killer. We've discovered a subversive strategy the malaria parasite employs in order to thrive in human blood. By ...

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Malaria accounts for 50 per cent deaths in Borno -WHO - New Telegraph Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2017 - 02:09

New Telegraph Newspaper

Malaria accounts for 50 per cent deaths in Borno -WHO
New Telegraph Newspaper
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said malaria accounts for the 50 per cent of deaths in Borno State, hence the flagging off, of National Anti Malaria campaign in the state, the first of its kind. WHO, Communication Analyst, Dr. Chima Onuekwe, who ...

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Breaking the malaria cycle - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2017 - 22:52

BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

Breaking the malaria cycle
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
In spite of the huge amount that governments both at the Federal and the States levels spend in the provision of curative malaria drugs with the support received from the Global Fund, malaria has remained endemic in Nigeria. Indeed, it is impossible to ...

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'Supermalaria' is on the way - Business Insider

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2017 - 17:01

'Supermalaria' is on the way
Business Insider
There has been growing hope in recent years that malaria could eventually be eradicated but that sense of optimism is currently facing some major new challenges. Scientists are warning that a "supermalaria" parasite is spreading rapidly across ...

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Health dept plans number of measures to curb Malaria spreading - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2017 - 09:21

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Health dept plans number of measures to curb Malaria spreading
Times of India
District Malaria Officer K Prakash Kumar said the health department has put in place an effective mechanism to avoid further spreading of Malaria in the wake of reporting of indigenous cases. "Mosquito bite during 10 pm to 6 am cause Malaria hence ...
We Can Eradicate MalariaRipples Nigeria

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2 MIMAROPA provinces free from malaria, Palawan not yet — DOH - Manila Bulletin

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2017 - 09:20

Manila Bulletin

2 MIMAROPA provinces free from malaria, Palawan not yet — DOH
Manila Bulletin
DOH–MIMAROPA (Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Dr. Eduardo C. Janairo said that Palawan and Occidental Mindoro are still malaria-endemic (regularly found) provinces but with remarkable decrease in ...

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Kenya receives Ksh.38B boost in fight against Malaria, TB, HIV ... - Citizen TV (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2017 - 08:55

Citizen TV (press release)

Kenya receives Ksh.38B boost in fight against Malaria, TB, HIV ...
Citizen TV (press release)
The government on Friday 15th December received Ksh.38 billion grant from the global fund to boost its fight against HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Speaking during the signing of the agreement, National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich ...
Sh38bn to fight HIV, TB and malaria with Global Fund four-year ...The Star, Kenya

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Sh38bn to fight HIV, TB and malaria with Global Fund four-year grant - The Star, Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 22:01

The Star, Kenya

Sh38bn to fight HIV, TB and malaria with Global Fund four-year grant
The Star, Kenya
Treasury CS Henry Rotich said support from the Global Fund had enabled the government to provide free HIV, TB and malaria services in all public hospitals. “With this new grant, we will continue to support prevention, diagnosis and treatment ...
Global Fund: Kenya secures $380m to fight HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TBSundiataPost (press release) (blog)
Sh25b to assist put 300000 more people on ARV in the next four yearsThe Standard
Kenya gets $380m from Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, othersThe Punch

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Thailand Works To Eliminate Malaria, Including Drug-Resistant Strains, By 2021 - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 15:57

Thailand Works To Eliminate Malaria, Including Drug-Resistant Strains, By 2021
Kaiser Family Foundation
“Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, Thailand's border town of Bo Rai finds itself on the frontline of a new battle against drug-resistant strains of malaria that could frustrate global attempts to stamp out the disease ...

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Breaking The Malaria Cycle - P.M. News

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 14:30

P.M. News

Breaking The Malaria Cycle
P.M. News
In spite of the huge amount that governments both at the Federal and the States levels spend in the provision of curative malaria drugs with the support received from the Global Fund, malaria has remained endemic in Nigeria. Indeed, it is impossible to ...
United States To Spend $9.6m On Malaria Control In SokotoCHANNELS TELEVISION
US donates $8.1m insecticide-treated mosquito nets to SokotoGuardian (blog)

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Primaquine best for malaria prevention, researchers say - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 11:37

Primaquine best for malaria prevention, researchers say
Healio
Primaquine should be the drug of choice for chemoprophylaxis for two malaria-causing pathogens in areas where they co-circulate, according to researchers. Other drugs were less effective, particularly against late-onset malaria, they wrote in Clinical ...

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Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign - Channel NewsAsia

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 11:20

Channel NewsAsia

Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign
Channel NewsAsia
BO RAI, Thailand: Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, Thailand's border town of Bo Rai finds itself on the frontline of a new battle against drug-resistant strains of malaria that could frustrate global attempts to stamp out ...

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Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains - Reuters.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 11:02

Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains
Reuters.com
Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, the Thai border town of Bo Rai has found itself on a new front line - against drug resistant malaria strains which threaten to reverse the global fight against the disease. Jim Drury reports ...

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Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 10:05

Reuters

Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign
Reuters
A public health worker takes a blood sample from a man to be tested for malaria in Bo Rai district, Trat provice, Thailand, November 29, 2017. Picture taken November 29, 2017. REUTERS/Prapan Chankaew. “The border areas have traditionally been where ...

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Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 06:21

Nature.com

Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress
Nature.com
Furthermore, 49c targeted the sexual stage of the malaria parasite, which is required for transmission. Analysis of gametocytes isolated from P. berghei-infected mice revealed that 49c prevented the conversion of mature gametocytes into fertile gametes ...

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Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 06:21

Nature.com

Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress
Nature.com
Furthermore, 49c targeted the sexual stage of the malaria parasite, which is required for transmission. Analysis of gametocytes isolated from P. berghei-infected mice revealed that 49c prevented the conversion of mature gametocytes into fertile gametes ...

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