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Fungus Makes Mosquitoes Much More Likely to Become Infected with Malaria - Newswise (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - September 28, 2016 - 09:45

Fungus Makes Mosquitoes Much More Likely to Become Infected with Malaria
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have identified a fungus that compromises the immune system of mosquitoes, making them more susceptible to infection with the parasite that causes malaria. Because ...

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Interview: Immune cell discovered in liver can help defeat malaria: Australian scientist - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - September 28, 2016 - 04:22

Gizmodo Australia

Interview: Immune cell discovered in liver can help defeat malaria: Australian scientist
Xinhua
MELBOURNE, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- A cell type native to the liver that could hold the key to defeating malaria in its earliest stage has been discovered, an Australian scientist told Xinhua on Wednesday. The research, undertaken by the University of ...
Australian Scientists Just Made A Malaria Vaccine BreakthroughGizmodo Australia

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Australian Scientists Just Made A Malaria Vaccine Breakthrough - Gizmodo Australia

Malaria News Feeds - September 28, 2016 - 03:45

Gizmodo Australia

Australian Scientists Just Made A Malaria Vaccine Breakthrough
Gizmodo Australia
Australian researchers have discovered the secret behind stopping malaria parasites in the liver, uncovering a new vaccine strategy. Scientists from the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity — a joint venture between The University of ...

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5-day special NMMC drive to curb dengue, malaria - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - September 27, 2016 - 18:47

5-day special NMMC drive to curb dengue, malaria
Times of India
Meanwhile, 181 cases of malaria have been reported in the city. “The survey will check out if anybody is suffering from fever and refer them to civic hospitals for urgent medical attention. We decided to carry the survey in areas where large number of ...

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Indian donors prevented from giving blood over malaria fears - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - September 27, 2016 - 16:49

Indian donors prevented from giving blood over malaria fears
BBC News
More than 150 people have been prevented from donating blood at an event in Belfast aimed at encouraging people from the Indian community to give blood. Srikant Ganapati from the Sudarshanam charity said people had taken time off work to attend the ...

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Analysis of eradicated European strain of malaria parasite offers insight into the history of the disease - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - September 27, 2016 - 12:40

Phys.Org

Analysis of eradicated European strain of malaria parasite offers insight into the history of the disease
Phys.Org
(Phys.org)—An international team of researchers has conducted a DNA analysis of malaria parasites found in blood samples taken from infected people in a part of Europe and put onto slides during World War II—in so doing, they have added more ...

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'Heartbroken' zoo might give up penguins for good after malaria outbreak kills every bird - Telegraph.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - September 27, 2016 - 12:34

Telegraph.co.uk

'Heartbroken' zoo might give up penguins for good after malaria outbreak kills every bird
Telegraph.co.uk
A zoo is considering giving up its penguin display after staff were left heartbroken at an outbreak of malaria that killed every bird. Exmoor Zoo in Devon said all 10 of the birds had died from a quick and devastating outbreak of avian malaria. There ...
Exmoor Zoo penguin colony wiped out by avian malariaThe Guardian
Penguins are being wiped out by malaria epidemic in zoos across the UK as mosquitoes and midges strikeMirror.co.uk
Entire penguin population at Exmoor Zoo wiped out by malariaITV News
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Exmoor Zoo penguin colony wiped out by avian malaria - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - September 27, 2016 - 10:38

The Guardian

Exmoor Zoo penguin colony wiped out by avian malaria
The Guardian
Staff and regular visitors at Exmoor Zoo in Devon been left heartbroken by the sudden death of a colony of 10 penguins following an outbreak of avian malaria. The zoo announced that all of its Humboldt penguins, some of whom had been hand-reared, had ...
Penguins wiped out at Exmoor zoo in North Devon after getting malariaMetro
Entire penguin population at Exmoor Zoo wiped out by malariaITV News
Penguin population at Exmoor Zoo wiped out by avian malaria outbreakBT.com
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Penguins wiped out at Exmoor zoo in North Devon after getting malaria - Metro

Malaria News Feeds - September 27, 2016 - 08:38

Metro

Penguins wiped out at Exmoor zoo in North Devon after getting malaria
Metro
'The disease may never strike again for another 25 years or more but could just as easily occur again next year – it all depends on what birds migrate through the avian malaria areas in Africa and if they visit Exmoor. 'If we do, then a lot of care ...
Tragedy as malaria kills zoo's penguin colonyITV News

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Explained in a chart: Symptoms and treatment of dengue, malaria and chikungunya - The News Minute

Malaria News Feeds - September 27, 2016 - 07:37

The News Minute

Explained in a chart: Symptoms and treatment of dengue, malaria and chikungunya
The News Minute
According to the union health ministry, 36,000 people have been affected by dengue, 14,650 by chikungunya and 800,000 by malaria so far this year, the BBC reported. Some of the worst-affected states are West Bengal, Odisha, Kerala, Karnataka, Delhi and ...

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Researchers are using holograms to detect malaria infections in blood samples - Business Insider UK

Malaria News Feeds - September 27, 2016 - 03:16

Business Insider UK

Researchers are using holograms to detect malaria infections in blood samples
Business Insider UK
Detecting malaria is pretty straightforward in western medicine. “Currently, the gold standard technique to diagnose malaria is manual microscopic evaluation of stained blood smears by expert microscopists who are in short supply in low-resources ...

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Scientists Could Eradicate Malaria by Altering Mosquitoes DNA, But Should They? - Futurism

Malaria News Feeds - September 26, 2016 - 22:06

Futurism

Scientists Could Eradicate Malaria by Altering Mosquitoes DNA, But Should They?
Futurism
Gene-editing technology CRISPR could be used to permanently eradicate one of the world's deadliest diseases: malaria. However, the technology is in its infancy and the results could be unpredictable, warranting extreme caution.

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Malaria Parasite DNA From Eradicated European Strain Sheds Light on Historic Disease Distribution - GenomeWeb

Malaria News Feeds - September 26, 2016 - 19:46

Malaria Parasite DNA From Eradicated European Strain Sheds Light on Historic Disease Distribution
GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international research team has sequenced previously eradicated European strains of the human malaria parasite that they recovered from old medical slides, filling in gaps for the historical distribution of the disease.

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Could holograms help bring the end of malaria? Experts build new tool - Digital Trends

Malaria News Feeds - September 26, 2016 - 18:59

Digital Trends

Could holograms help bring the end of malaria? Experts build new tool
Digital Trends
Detecting malaria is pretty straightforward in western medicine. “Currently, the gold standard technique to diagnose malaria is manual microscopic evaluation of stained blood smears by expert microscopists who are in short supply in low-resources ...

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Heartbroken keepers mourn penguins killed by malaria - Plymouth Herald

Malaria News Feeds - September 26, 2016 - 16:49

North Devon Gazette

Heartbroken keepers mourn penguins killed by malaria
Plymouth Herald
Penguins at a Westcountry zoo have been killed by a sudden and devastating outbreak of avian malaria. Some of the treasured birds had been cared for at Exmoor Zoo for more than 20 years and their deaths have left keepers heartbroken. Penguins have ...
Staff distraught after all the penguins die at Exmoor ZooNorth Devon Gazette

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Intensive control strategies decrease locally acquired malaria - Citizen

Malaria News Feeds - September 26, 2016 - 15:07

Citizen

Intensive control strategies decrease locally acquired malaria
Citizen
There has been a significant decrease of infenctions in the areas where malaria transmission occurs in South Africa, the number of cases of locally acquired malaria and malaria-related deaths over the past 15 years due to intensive control strategies.

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Intensive control strategies decrease locally acquired malaria - Citizen

Malaria News Feeds - September 26, 2016 - 15:03

Citizen

Intensive control strategies decrease locally acquired malaria
Citizen
There has been a significant decrease of infenctions in the areas where malaria transmission occurs in South Africa, the number of cases of locally acquired malaria and malaria-related deaths over the past 15 years due to intensive control strategies.

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Africa: How the Smell of Chickens Repels the Most Common Malaria Carrying Mosquito - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 26, 2016 - 13:19

Digital Journal

Africa: How the Smell of Chickens Repels the Most Common Malaria Carrying Mosquito
AllAfrica.com
One of the world's dominant malaria vectors is Anopheles arabiensis. Humans are its preferred blood meal although it also feeds on other livestock such as cattle, goats and sheep. But recent research shows that chickens are a non-host species for this ...
Essential Science: Why mosquitoes prefer biting peopleDigital Journal

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MOHS-CRS Poised to Eliminate Malaria in Sierra Leone - Awareness Times

Malaria News Feeds - September 26, 2016 - 12:58

MOHS-CRS Poised to Eliminate Malaria in Sierra Leone
Awareness Times
The Ministry of Health and Sanitation National Malaria Control Programme in collaboration with the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) will be organizing a two day partners meeting on Tuesday September 06 2016, at the Hill Valley Hotel Signal Hill Road in ...

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Malaria spreading, health care deteriorating in Darfur - Reliefweb (plain)

Malaria News Feeds - September 26, 2016 - 11:06

Malaria spreading, health care deteriorating in Darfur
Reliefweb (plain)
Displaced people in Darfur complain about the spread of malaria, deterioration of health services, and soaring prices of medicines. “There is not a family here in Murnei camp without a member infected with malaria,” the coordinator of the Murnei camps ...

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