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Dogs really ARE man's best friend: Canines adapted to malaria just like humans to survive alongside us in tropical ... - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - October 10, 2017 - 21:01

Daily Mail

Dogs really ARE man's best friend: Canines adapted to malaria just like humans to survive alongside us in tropical ...
Daily Mail
Now a study has shown that dogs taken to tropical regions adapted the same protective gene as our ancestors to help fight off deadly parasites like malaria. This 'convergent evolution' helped these dogs survive as man's closest companion for thousands ...
Scientists find evidence our best friends, dogs, similarly adapted to malaria in AfricaPhys.Org

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Scientists find evidence our best friends, dogs, similarly adapted to malaria in Africa - Phys.Org

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

Daily Mail

Scientists find evidence our best friends, dogs, similarly adapted to malaria in Africa
Phys.Org
Now, the Chinese research team led by Dr. Zhang has successfully identified genes selected in African dogs and functionally verified the action of one of these as the first evidence of dog adaptation to malaria. Dogs have survived in tropical ...
Dogs really ARE man's best friend: Canines adapted to malaria just like humans to survive alongside us in tropical ...Daily Mail

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Doyang forest staff sensitised on malaria precautions - Eastern Mirror

Malaria News Feeds - October 10, 2017 - 18:04

Doyang forest staff sensitised on malaria precautions
Eastern Mirror
Dimapur, Oct. 10 (EMN): With cases of malaria being reported from various parts of the state, National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), Wokha under the initiative of DVBO, Wokha Dr. Zuben Kikon, organised awareness programme on ...

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Red Cross to hire temporary nurses in malaria-hit areas - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - October 10, 2017 - 15:46

Daily Nation

Red Cross to hire temporary nurses in malaria-hit areas
Daily Nation
Kenya Red Cross Society Secretary-General Abbas Gullet speaks at Nation Centre on February 24, 2017. The agency will hire nurses to help contain the malaria outbreak. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Red Cross to hire nurses in 11 countiesBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)

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Anti-malaria team dogged during door-to-door drive - The Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 20:48

Anti-malaria team dogged during door-to-door drive
The Tribune
A member of the anti-malaria team of the UT Heath Department holds an inspection at a house in Sector 23, Chandigarh, on Monday. A Tribune photograph. Mohit Khanna. Tribune News Service. Chandigarh, October 9. From being chased by dogs to not ...

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At least 30 killed by malaria this year - South African Broadcasting Corporation

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 20:32

South African Broadcasting Corporation

At least 30 killed by malaria this year
South African Broadcasting Corporation
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases' (NICD) statistics have revealed that over 100 people die of Malaria in South Africa every year. The Lowveld part of Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and the areas on the borders with Mozambique and Zimbabwe are ...

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Dengue, malaria on rise in town - The Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 19:53

Dengue, malaria on rise in town
The Tribune
One of the main reasons behind rise malaria cases is the lack of cleanliness. Heaps of garbage and dirty rain water has accumulated at different locations in the city. Moreover, the local administration has not even done fogging to kill mosquitoes ...

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Kenya: Baringo Appeals for Aid and Medics as Malaria Death Toll Raises to 20 - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 09:17

Kenya: Baringo Appeals for Aid and Medics as Malaria Death Toll Raises to 20
AllAfrica.com
Death toll of Malaria in Tiaty Sub-County has risen to 20 as the Baringo County Governor Stanley Kiptis appeals for urgent relief food and medics to the area. Speaking during after touring the worst hit areas of Kapau, Patpat, Lowetomoi and Kongor ...

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Chinese scientists: GM bacterium offers way to block malaria - The Nation

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 06:01

Chinese scientists: GM bacterium offers way to block malaria
The Nation
A symbiotic bacterium that grows inside the bodies of mosquitoes was discovered by a team at the Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology in Shanghai, and was genetically modified to carry anti-malaria genes that arrest the development of the ...

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6 Simple habits that can protect your kid from malaria - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 05:59

Times of India

6 Simple habits that can protect your kid from malaria
Times of India
According to the World Malaria Report 2014, around 22% (275.5m) of India's population live in high malaria transmission areas. Millions of incidences of this disease are reported every year in our country. In fact, WHO suggests that nearly half of the ...
IMC oppn says civic body has failed to control spiralling diseasesNYOOOZ

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7 Myths about Dengue and Malaria you must stop believing - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 05:42

Times of India

7 Myths about Dengue and Malaria you must stop believing
Times of India
Malaria and Dengue are two of the most common and serious illnesses that spread during the rainy season in India, and are caused by mosquitoes. According to the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, India registered a total of 10,59,437 ...

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Find larvae in homes, impose fine: District malaria dept to MMC - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - October 8, 2017 - 17:34

Find larvae in homes, impose fine: District malaria dept to MMC
Times of India
Meerut: Keeping the increasing number of malaria and dengue cases across the state in mind, the district malaria office authorities have instructed the Meerut Municipal Corporation (MMC) to impose a fine of Rs 1000 on the people in whose houses or ...

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Health ministry, WHO join forces to prevent malaria - Oman Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - October 8, 2017 - 17:15

Oman Tribune

Health ministry, WHO join forces to prevent malaria
Oman Tribune
The three-day workshop has been organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH). It aims at training the malaria surveillance focal points in the participating countries on the updated methods of ...
Oman is malaria free, let's keep it that way: MoHTimes of Oman

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Oman is malaria free, let's keep it that way: MoH - Times of Oman

Malaria News Feeds - October 8, 2017 - 12:02

Times of Oman

Oman is malaria free, let's keep it that way: MoH
Times of Oman
Dr. Idris Al Obaiani, director of Communicable Diseases said in his speech: "Surveillance of malaria infection in human population is the backbone of malaria elimination. "In Oman, we are at a stage of prevention of re-establishment of malaria. However ...

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Calls for urgent help as malaria hits hard - The Standard

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2017 - 21:10

The Standard

Calls for urgent help as malaria hits hard
The Standard
Malaria has so far claimed over 20 lives in Tiaty sub county, Baringo County since its outbreak two weeks ago, with majority being children under five years. The deaths have so far been reported in Silale (nine), Kolowa (15), Akoret (seven), Kongor ...

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Italy reports 4 indigenous Plasmodium falciparum malaria cases - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2017 - 12:47

Outbreak News Today

Italy reports 4 indigenous Plasmodium falciparum malaria cases
Outbreak News Today
Italian health officials reported this week four Plasmodium falciparum malaria cases in the Apulia region in southern Italy. According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the cases are 21 to 37-year-old men, originally ...

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Baringo appeals for aid and medics as Malaria death toll raises to 20 - Capital FM Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2017 - 09:29

Capital FM Kenya

Baringo appeals for aid and medics as Malaria death toll raises to 20
Capital FM Kenya
By CORRESPONDENT, BARINGO, Kenya Oct 7 – Death toll of Malaria in Tiaty Sub-County has risen to 20 as the Baringo County Governor Stanley Kiptis appeals for urgent relief food and medics to the area. Speaking during after touring the worst hit areas of ...

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Malaria kills over 50 in two weeks - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2017 - 22:36

Daily Nation

Malaria kills over 50 in two weeks
Daily Nation
The government links the malaria outbreak to short rains saying the affected areas have been experiencing heavy rains providing fertile grounds for mosquito breeding. The cases was further escalated by the absence of all cadres of health workers who ...

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Malaria Drugs for CV Prevention; The Ross Long Term; Stent Retriever Use Rising - MedPage Today

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2017 - 18:08

Malaria Drugs for CV Prevention; The Ross Long Term; Stent Retriever Use Rising
MedPage Today
Metabolic profiles were better in patients taking the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine for rheumatoid arthritis, a systematic review and meta-analysis found. In seven studies that compared lipid profiles between patients who did or did not use ...

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Malaria kills 26 in North Horr, Marsabit - Citizen TV (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2017 - 15:45

Malaria kills 26 in North Horr, Marsabit
Citizen TV (press release)
At least 26 people have so far lost their lives in North Horr Constituency, Marsabit County while scores are receiving treatment following malaria outbreak. After tests, 409 North Horr residents out of 579 tested positive for malaria with the most ...

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