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U/E: Mass immunization against malaria to commence Aug 15 - Citifmonline

Malaria News Feeds - August 10, 2016 - 11:08

Citifmonline

U/E: Mass immunization against malaria to commence Aug 15
Citifmonline
`The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service will commence a mass immunization of children under five years against malaria starting from August 15, 2016. A targeted number of 215,845 children under 5 years will be immunized with ...

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Malaria and chickens - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - August 10, 2016 - 08:43

New Vision

Malaria and chickens
New Vision
I fell ill and collapsed a couple of weeks later, when I was at my wife's family's house in a small village in southern France, but I was lucky. My wife, who grew up in Africa, thought it was malaria, and the village doctor (who had served with the ...

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Nigeria: State to End Malaria Mortality By 2020 - Minister - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 10, 2016 - 06:09

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: State to End Malaria Mortality By 2020 - Minister
AllAfrica.com
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, said on Tuesday in Abuja that Nigeria would end malaria mortality by 2020. The minister stated this at a town hall meeting and policy dialogue for good governance jointly organised by the Alumni Association of the ...

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A breakthrough in combating malaria with odor-baited trap for mosquitoes - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 22:43

Medical Xpress

A breakthrough in combating malaria with odor-baited trap for mosquitoes
Medical Xpress
"The objective of the trial on Rusinga Island in Lake Victoria was to investigate whether malaria mosquitoes can be captured and destroyed using traps with a lure so that the risk of new malaria infections is minimised," explains Willem Takken ...

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A breakthrough in combating malaria with odor-baited trap for mosquitoes - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 22:33

EurekAlert (press release)

A breakthrough in combating malaria with odor-baited trap for mosquitoes
EurekAlert (press release)
The use of a newly-developed mosquito trap incorporating human odour has resulted in a 70% decline in the population of the most significant malaria mosquito on the Kenyan island of Rusinga. After the introduction of the odour-baited traps on the ...

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Chickens more effective in the fight against malaria - Independent Online

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 18:47

Independent Online

Chickens more effective in the fight against malaria
Independent Online
My wife, who grew up in Africa, thought it was malaria and the village doctor (who had served with the French army in Africa) confirmed it, so there and then he gave me a massive dose of antimalarial drugs. By the time they got me to the hospital in ...

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Malaria, Shakespeare and Jessica Alba - Fishbowl NY (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 17:54

Fishbowl NY (blog)

Malaria, Shakespeare and Jessica Alba
Fishbowl NY (blog)
Kind of like malaria. Those of us born with a natural immunity to it are called pessimists – or journalists. (The terms are pretty much interchangeable.) We are adept at spotting the canker in the rose, to paraphrase Shakespeare, and truth be told, we ...

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Nigeria to end malaria mortality by 2020 – Minister - Premium Times

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 17:45

Premium Times

Nigeria to end malaria mortality by 2020 – Minister
Premium Times
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, said on Tuesday in Abuja that Nigeria would end malaria mortality by 2020. The minister stated this at a town hall meeting and policy dialogue for good governance jointly organised by the Alumni Association of the ...

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DYER: Chickens and malaria - Merritt Herald

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 16:28

Merritt Herald

DYER: Chickens and malaria
Merritt Herald
I had malaria once, and it was extremely unpleasant. I had been working in Yemen, but I actually contracted it when I was flying home on a Dutch airline that must remain nameless. The flight made a stop in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, and the plane was ...

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12 Billion Dollar Bite – The Burden of Malaria on Ghana's Development - Myjoyonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 15:34

Myjoyonline.com

12 Billion Dollar Bite – The Burden of Malaria on Ghana's Development
Myjoyonline.com
Ghanaians are exceptionally familiar with malaria – the disease is the country's leading cause of mortality and morbidity, according to Roll Back Malaria Partnership's website. And although enormous efforts have been made in slowing its expansion ...

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Inventors of mobile app that tests for malaria win E4Impact award - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 08:12

Inventors of mobile app that tests for malaria win E4Impact award
The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)
The invention does not just take away the pain of the prick, but may also save the continent billions of shillings every year used to buy needles the attendant machines used to diagnose malaria. For their efforts, the inventors were crowned this year's ...

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Hyderabad in grip of dengue, malaria - The Siasat Daily

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 05:32

The Siasat Daily

Hyderabad in grip of dengue, malaria
The Siasat Daily
Hyderabad: Cases of dengue and malaria are showing an upswing in Telangana State. The steady rise in cases of dengue and malaria and the negligent attitude of the government has made public anxious. Many districts of Telangana are in the grip of ...
Hyderabad: 89 dengue cases in JulyDeccan Chronicle

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Study: Plant Sugars Could Influence Malaria Transmission - Nature World News

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 03:16

Study: Plant Sugars Could Influence Malaria Transmission
Nature World News
The study, published in the journal PLOS Pathogens, suggests that natural sources of plant sugar could influence the lifespan and blood-feeding rate of female Anopheles, resulting to potential decrease of malaria transmission. "Our findings add a more ...

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A possible poultry solution for malaria - Cyprus Mail

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 02:51

Cyprus Mail

A possible poultry solution for malaria
Cyprus Mail
I had malaria once, and it was extremely unpleasant. I had been working in Yemen, but I actually contracted it when I was flying home on a Dutch airline that must remain nameless. The flight made a stop in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, and the plane was ...

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Dengue, malaria spreading in Hyderabad - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 9, 2016 - 01:38

Times of India

Dengue, malaria spreading in Hyderabad
Times of India
HYDERABAD: Dengue seems to be growing as a threat to the city, with officials confirming an astounding 70 cases till Monday this year. According to officials from the Sir Ronald Ross Institute of Parasitology, there were a total of 80 cases of dengue ...
Hyderabad in grip of dengue, malariaThe Siasat Daily
Hyderabad: 89 dengue cases in JulyDeccan Chronicle
171 dengue cases this season in Delhi and CountingDekh News

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Scientific Proofs - Insider Louisville

Malaria News Feeds - August 8, 2016 - 12:03

Insider Louisville

Scientific Proofs
Insider Louisville
The next Scientific Proofs — the Kentucky Science Center event series held at beer venues and led by experts — will be a forum about mosquito-borne diseases like Zika and malaria. This month's event is at Goodwood Brewing Co., 636 East Main St., ...

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Scientific Proofs - Insider Louisville

Malaria News Feeds - August 8, 2016 - 12:03

Insider Louisville

Scientific Proofs
Insider Louisville
The next Scientific Proofs — the Kentucky Science Center event series held at beer venues and led by experts — will be a forum about mosquito-borne diseases like Zika and malaria. This month's event is at Goodwood Brewing Co., 636 East Main St., ...

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Africa: Kikwete - Many Gains Made in Fighting Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 8, 2016 - 11:02

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Kikwete - Many Gains Made in Fighting Malaria
AllAfrica.com
To celebrate the renewed commitment by African leaders, founding Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) founding ALMA Chair, His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, who was President of Tanzania from December 2005 to October 2015, ...

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'Swachh' drive to combat malaria, dengue - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 8, 2016 - 05:37

'Swachh' drive to combat malaria, dengue
Times of India
Health workers used bleaching power and carried out intense fogging after garbage was removed. DC Kumar initiated the drive after a large number of fever cases, including dengue, malaria and other contagious diseases were reported from different parts ...

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