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Malaria outbreak kills over 4000 in S. Sudan: official - Reliefweb

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2017 - 11:47

Malaria outbreak kills over 4000 in S. Sudan: official
Reliefweb
August 21, 2017 (JUBA) - An outbreak of malaria in South Sudan has killed over 4,000 people since February, a senior health official disclosed last week. “This year's malaria is the most severe the country has ever seen,” Dr. Isaac Mapeer, the deputy ...

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HFC Bank starts Malaria prevention tour with GH¢50000 - Myjoyonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2017 - 09:46

HFC Bank starts Malaria prevention tour with GH¢50000
Myjoyonline.com
HFC Bank raised close to GH¢50,000 to help kick-start the HFC Infantana ride out malaria cycling tour. This is a partnership between HFC and the first lady's foundation i.e. Infantana Malaria prevention foundation. The foundation seeks to raise a total ...

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New Novartis drug takes aim at tough-to-treat malaria - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2017 - 07:34

Reuters

New Novartis drug takes aim at tough-to-treat malaria
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Novartis is taking aim at drug-resistant malaria – a growing global problem – by launching clinical trials of the first new antimalarial medicine for many years in nine countries across Africa and Asia. The Swiss drugmaker, which is ...
Malaria from foreign travellers on rise: Deadly African strain killing on UK soilExpress.co.uk
New malaria drug could be 'game changer' - Financial TimesFinancial Times
Scientists begin trial for multi-drug resistant malaria in AfricaPremium Times
Drug Discovery & Development -The Star, Kenya -Xinhua
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New Novartis drug takes aim at tough-to-treat malaria - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2017 - 07:34

Reuters

New Novartis drug takes aim at tough-to-treat malaria
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Novartis is taking aim at drug-resistant malaria – a growing global problem – by launching clinical trials of the first new antimalarial medicine for many years in nine countries across Africa and Asia. The Swiss drugmaker, which is ...
New malaria drug could be 'game changer'Financial Times
Novartis Speeds New Anti-Malarial as Older Drug Loses PotencyBloomberg
Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture launch patient trial in Africa for KAF156, a novel compound against ...GlobeNewswire (press release)

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Malaria outbreak kills over 4000 in S. Sudan: official - Sudan Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2017 - 06:26

Malaria outbreak kills over 4000 in S. Sudan: official
Sudan Tribune
“This year's malaria is the most severe the country has ever seen,” Dr. Isaac Mapeer, the deputy head of Malaria Control Program at South Sudan's Ministry of Health, told Anadolu Agency on Thursday. A total of over 900,000 malaria cases had so far been ...

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Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture launch patient trial in Africa for KAF156, a novel compound against ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2017 - 05:17

Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture launch patient trial in Africa for KAF156, a novel compound against ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Basel, August 21, 2017 - Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) have launched a patient trial for KAF156, a next-generation antimalarial compound with the potential to treat drug-resistant strains of the malaria parasite. The trial will test ...

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New malaria drug could be 'game changer' - Financial Times

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2017 - 05:16

Financial Times

New malaria drug could be 'game changer'
Financial Times
The first new malaria drug to emerge for 20 years is beginning clinical trials in nine countries across Africa and Asia. KAF156 could be “a game changer”, its developers say, at a time when the malaria parasite is evolving resistance to existing ...

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Monthly amount of rainfall correlated with monthly cases of malaria: Study - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2017 - 00:42

The Indian Express

Monthly amount of rainfall correlated with monthly cases of malaria: Study
The Indian Express
A study conducted by the Chandigarh health and weather department using data from 2000 to 2015 has also confirmed the co-relation between the climate and the chief vector-borne disease in the city, malaria. “In our analysis so far, we have found that ...
'Increase in vector-borne cases can be attributed to mosquito adaptability to changing environment'NYOOOZ

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Ambitious bike ride for lifesaving malaria charity - Warrington Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - August 20, 2017 - 16:00

Warrington Guardian

Ambitious bike ride for lifesaving malaria charity
Warrington Guardian
AN AMBITIOUS cyclist helped support a charity that provides lifesaving treatment for people suffering from malaria by cycling more than 2,000 miles in just 21 days. Former University of Chester student Kevin Gill, from Penketh, chose to pedal the ...

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Odisha: Nipping the malaria bug in the bud : PTI feed, News - India ... - India Today

Malaria News Feeds - August 20, 2017 - 11:04

Odisha: Nipping the malaria bug in the bud : PTI feed, News - India ...
India Today
Budabirmaha (Odisha), Aug 20 (PTI) Salman Mallick has not heard of his more famous namesake. But when he talks about fighting malaria in his Odisha village, ...

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Odisha: Nipping the malaria bug in the bud - Press Trust of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 20, 2017 - 10:47

Odisha: Nipping the malaria bug in the bud
Press Trust of India
Budabirmaha (Odisha), Aug 20 (PTI) Salman Mallick has not heard of his more famous namesake. But when he talks about fighting malaria in his Odisha village, the 25-year-old - unknowingly - echoes the reel life s Salman much quoted words from a much ...

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HFC-Infanta Ride Out Malaria Cycling Tour Launched - Myjoyonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 20, 2017 - 10:14

Myjoyonline.com

HFC-Infanta Ride Out Malaria Cycling Tour Launched
Myjoyonline.com
The HFC-Infanta Ride Out Malaria Cycling Tour has been launched last Friday at the head office of HFC Bank Ghana in Accra. HFC Bank Ghana in collaboration with Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation are putting together the tour, aimed at raising funds ...

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Malaria Kills over 4000 People in South Sudan - Asharq Al-awsat English

Malaria News Feeds - August 20, 2017 - 07:48

Asharq Al-awsat English

Malaria Kills over 4000 People in South Sudan
Asharq Al-awsat English
London – The Malaria disease is spread in an “unprecedented” level in South Sudan, killing thousands in the past six months, revealed an official in the health ministry. Isaac Maber told Asharq Al-Awsat that at least 4,000 people have died from Malaria ...

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Malaria virus - Daily Times

Malaria News Feeds - August 20, 2017 - 00:17

Daily Times

Malaria virus
Daily Times
Sir: Malaria is a deadly disease and a great threat to human beings. It is a bacterial disease spreaded by female mosquitos. According to reports, 21.4 million cases of malaria-infected people have been reported in last year. Around half of this world ...

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Malaria infects 58 Hajis: MOH - Saudi Gazette

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2017 - 21:20

Saudi Gazette

Malaria infects 58 Hajis: MOH
Saudi Gazette
The ministry said the pilgrims went through a health checkup at different hospitals in Makkah and Madinah. Of the infected pilgrims, 56 have been treated while while two others are still undergoing treatment. The infected pilgrims are of eight ...

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58 malaria cases registered among foreign pilgrims - Arab News

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2017 - 20:30

Arab News

58 malaria cases registered among foreign pilgrims
Arab News
It added that in the same context, public health teams visited the headquarters of pilgrimage missions with malaria infections among their pilgrims'. The purpose of the visit was to coordinate the evaluation and treatment of the mosquito-borne ...
58 malaria-infected cases registered among hajj pilgrims - Saudi MoHKuwait News Agency
Fifty-eight pilgrims diagnosed with MalariaGulf Digital News
Awqaf Ministry to handle Hajj process for 'illegal residents'Kuwait Times

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Mumbai civic body reports 558 cases of malaria in 15 days - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2017 - 20:18

Mumbai civic body reports 558 cases of malaria in 15 days
Hindustan Times
A total of 558 cases of malaria and 49 cases of dengue were reported by the civic body between August 1 and 15 . According to officials, the spike in cases is because of a spurt of breeding sites of the aedes aegypti mosquito, caused by water-logging.

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Dengue, malaria, viral fever on rise: Over 5000 admitted to city hospitals in 15 days - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2017 - 18:36

Dengue, malaria, viral fever on rise: Over 5000 admitted to city hospitals in 15 days
Times of India
Mumbai: Rains have led to a sudden spurt in dengue, malaria and fever cases in the city, contributing to nearly 5,200 hospital admissions in the first fortnight of the month. While, according to BMC's health report, there have been no deaths, nearly ...

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Strange Disease: Kogi govt suspects malaria, gastroenteritis - Premium Times

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2017 - 13:13

Premium Times

Strange Disease: Kogi govt suspects malaria, gastroenteritis
Premium Times
The commissioner, who denied that 62 people had died from the disease, told journalists in Lokoja that those so far diagnosed were found to be suffering from gastroenteritis and malaria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state Ministry ...

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South Sudan: Oral Cholera Vaccination campaign concludes, Malaria deaths top 4000 - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2017 - 12:04

South Sudan: Oral Cholera Vaccination campaign concludes, Malaria deaths top 4000
Outbreak News Today
The first round of an Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) campaign in four priority counties of South Sudan with active transmission of cholera, has successfully concluded despite security and access challenges in some areas, the World Health Organization ...

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