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Letter from Africa: Malaria, a bedroom battleground - Myjoyonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 6, 2016 - 12:52

Myjoyonline.com

Letter from Africa: Malaria, a bedroom battleground
Myjoyonline.com
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene considers a dilemma over possible malaria prevention. About the most exciting news story I have heard in recent times is the report that the scent of chicken keeps ...

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Dengue, malaria ravage Kolkata | Kolkata NYOOOZ - NYOOOZ

Malaria News Feeds - August 6, 2016 - 11:37

Dengue, malaria ravage Kolkata | Kolkata NYOOOZ
NYOOOZ
Summary: "While some of the dengue cases have been complicated leading to death, the malaria cases have so far been benign. KOLKATA: Even as the dengue toll rises in Kolkata, malaria, too, has been steadily making its presence felt. But there is reason ...

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Dengue, malaria ravage Kolkata - Times of India - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 6, 2016 - 10:28

Times of India

Dengue, malaria ravage Kolkata - Times of India
Times of India
KOLKATA: Even as the dengue toll rises in Kolkata, malaria, too, has been steadily making its presence felt. While the number of patients across city hospitals ...

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How building new dams is adding to Africa's malaria burden - Times LIVE

Malaria News Feeds - August 6, 2016 - 09:57

Times LIVE

How building new dams is adding to Africa's malaria burden
Times LIVE
Africa is home to 90% of the global malaria burden, carrying at least 174 million cases annually. A conservative estimate is that more than one million malaria cases result from large dams in Africa each year. Specific examples of elevated transmission ...

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Malaria adds to dengue distress - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 18:59

Malaria adds to dengue distress
Times of India
Experts pointed out that malaria cases invariably spiral on the heels of a dengue outbreak. The mosquito-borne diseases strike in unison because the carriers often breed in the same stagnant water. "It is dangerous to assume that malaria-triggering ...

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Malaria, dengue cases less than last yr: NMMC - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 17:22

Malaria, dengue cases less than last yr: NMMC
Times of India
Last year, between 1 January to 4 August, 146 individuals were diagnosed with malaria. This year, the number has come down to 121. The scenario has been similar in case of dengue. Last year, 434 suspected cases were recorded, while this year it stood ...

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RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine less effective over time in African children - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 15:31

RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine less effective over time in African children
Healio
A three-dose vaccination with the malaria vaccine candidate RTS,S/AS01 initially protected African children against the disease, but its efficacy significantly diminished during a 7-year follow-up period, researchers reported in the New England Journal ...

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Poor Nutrition Kills More Kids Than Aids, Malaria And TB Combined: UN - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 15:28

Huffington Post

Poor Nutrition Kills More Kids Than Aids, Malaria And TB Combined: UN
Huffington Post
Poor nutrition - where people do not have enough of the right kinds of food - kills more children every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined, according to the World Food Programme (WFP). It causes nearly half of all child deaths - some 3.1 ...

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Kimberly- Clark Partnering with Malaria No More and Mothers in ... - 3BL Media (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 14:18

3BL Media (press release)

Kimberly- Clark Partnering with Malaria No More and Mothers in ...
3BL Media (press release)
Parents everywhere want their babies to be happy and healthy. But mosquito-borne diseases like malaria threaten their safety. There were an estimated 214 ...

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Africa: A Malaria-Free Africa Is in Sight - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 13:45

AllAfrica.com

Africa: A Malaria-Free Africa Is in Sight
AllAfrica.com
His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, who served as President of the United Republic of Tanzania from December 2005 to October 2015, is the founding Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA). He speaks about the extraordinary progress in the fight ...

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Africa: 'A Malaria-Free Africa Is in Sight.' HE President Jakaya Kikwete - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 13:11

Africa: 'A Malaria-Free Africa Is in Sight.' HE President Jakaya Kikwete
AllAfrica.com
I'm writing on behalf of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) and its founding Chairman, Former President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete. We would like to offer The Ethiopian Herald a Q&A by President Kikwete on eliminating malaria in Africa.

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Green and sweet: How plant sugars influence malaria transmission

Science Daily - Malaria - August 5, 2016 - 12:57
Female mosquitoes are well known blood-feeders, but they also consume sugar sources such as nectar, fruits and tree sap. A study suggests that the plant-based part of their diet affects malaria transmission by influencing the host-pathogen interaction between Anopheles mosquitoes and Plasmodium parasites.
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Malaria and toxoplasmosis have an Achilles heel from plants - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 12:50

Malaria and toxoplasmosis have an Achilles heel from plants
Phys.Org
To survive, the parasites responsible for malaria and toxoplasmosis depend on mechanisms inherited from the plant world. This is what a team of researchers from CNRS (Institute for Advanced Biosciences, CNRS/INSERM/Université Grenoble Alpes) and the ...

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Plant sugar source can drive malaria transmission by modulating mosquito-Plasmodium interactions - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 12:46

Plant sugar source can drive malaria transmission by modulating mosquito-Plasmodium interactions
News-Medical.net
Female mosquitoes are well known blood-feeders, but they also consume sugar sources such as nectar, fruits and tree sap. A study published on August 4th in PLOS Pathogens suggests that the plant-based part of their diet affects malaria transmission by ...

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A malaria-free Africa is in sight - Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 10:00

Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

A malaria-free Africa is in sight
Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)
His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, who served as President of the United Republic of Tanzania from December 2005 to October 2015, is the founding Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA).He speaks about the extraordinary progress in the fight ...

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Africa needs new drugs to combat malaria - Health24

Malaria News Feeds - August 5, 2016 - 09:53

Africa needs new drugs to combat malaria
Health24
Of these 88% occurred in Africa, which shoulders the heaviest malaria burden. And of the 438,000 malaria deaths worldwide in the same year, 90% were in Africa. One of the most difficult challenges in malaria control is antimalarial drug resistance. It ...

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Malaria and toxoplasmosis have an Achilles heel from plants

Science Daily - Malaria - August 4, 2016 - 19:30
To survive, the parasites responsible for malaria and toxoplasmosis depend on mechanisms inherited from the plant world, a new study has found. The discovery is a major advance for the development of new therapeutic targets for these parasites, which have such substantial public health consequences.
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Green and sweet: How plant sugars influence malaria transmission - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - August 4, 2016 - 18:38

Phys.Org

Green and sweet: How plant sugars influence malaria transmission
Phys.Org
Recent studies have shown that Anopheles females, which can transmit the malaria parasite P. falciparum, locate and display preferences for natural sources of plant sugar. These studies also suggested that environmental sugars influence the lifespan ...

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China's 'Mosquito Factory' Aims to Wipe Out Malaria and Zika - Care2.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 4, 2016 - 14:04

Miami Herald

China's 'Mosquito Factory' Aims to Wipe Out Malaria and Zika
Care2.com
Controlling mosquito-borne viruses has proved to be a challenge for medical science, as Zika has made all too clear. However, researchers at China's largest “mosquito factory,” a 39,000 square foot facility in Guangzhou, are breeding mosquitoes at a ...
Health: Mosquito factory in China targets Zika, MalariaThe Africa Report
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MCD's Fumigation Drive To Fight Dengue & Malaria - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - August 4, 2016 - 14:03

MCD's Fumigation Drive To Fight Dengue & Malaria
The Indian Express
Teams of medical health department and Municipal Corporation of Delhi intensified their drive against dengue in the affected areas of the city. The teams have been instructed to conduct fogging on the streets and in houses to contain dengue and malaria.

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