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Experimental PfSPZ malaria vaccine provides durable protection against multiple strains in NIH clinical trial - National Institutes of Health (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 21, 2017 - 16:43

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Experimental PfSPZ malaria vaccine provides durable protection against multiple strains in NIH clinical trial
National Institutes of Health (press release)
An investigational malaria vaccine has protected a small number of healthy U.S. adults from infection with a malaria strain different from that contained in the vaccine, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of ...
hVIVO Says US Body Starts Trial On Malaria And Zika VaccineLondon South East (registration) (blog)
Halloran Consulting Group Advises SEEK in Preparation for First Trial of Vaccine to Protect Against Mosquito-Borne ...Business Wire (press release)
NIH begins study of vaccine to protect against mosquito-borne diseasesMedical Xpress
UPI.com -Marketwired (press release)
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University of Louisville researcher to investigate how gut microbiota protect against malaria - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 21, 2017 - 15:01

University of Louisville researcher to investigate how gut microbiota protect against malaria
EurekAlert (press release)
Nathan Schmidt, Ph.D., has published research showing that microbes in the gut of mice can affect the severity of illness suffered from infection with Plasmodium, the parasite that causes malaria. To pursue this research further, Schmidt, assistant ...

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Zambia reports decline in malaria - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - February 21, 2017 - 12:04

Outbreak News Today

Zambia reports decline in malaria
Outbreak News Today
Apart from reducing the Malaria burden the permanent secretary has cited many other benefits of Indoor residue spraying namely, reduction in the mosquito population and bites, peaceful night sleep for the family and good health which is prolonged for ...

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Mosquitoes lured by malaria parasite - The Japan News

Malaria News Feeds - February 21, 2017 - 01:36

The Japan News

Mosquitoes lured by malaria parasite
The Japan News
Mosquitoes prefer biting people already sickened by malaria, apparently attracted by some kind of odor. Now, Swedish researchers say they've identified a substance pumped out by malaria parasites that triggers that smell, noticeable only to mosquitoes.

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Experimental vaccine protects against multiple malaria strains - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - February 20, 2017 - 20:22

Medical Xpress

Experimental vaccine protects against multiple malaria strains
Medical Xpress
An experimental malaria vaccine protected healthy subjects from infection with a malaria strain different from that contained in the vaccine, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The ...
New jab that protects against ALL forms of Malaria 'could save hundreds of thousands of lives each year'The Sun
Two Malaria Vaccines Achieve Success In Early TrialsIFLScience
Sanaria's PFSPZ vaccine achieves durable protection against heterologous malaria infection in a clinical trialEurekAlert (press release)
pharmabiz.com
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UofL researcher receives $2.6M grant to study parasite that causes malaria - The Lane Report

Malaria News Feeds - February 20, 2017 - 18:39

The Lane Report

UofL researcher receives $2.6M grant to study parasite that causes malaria
The Lane Report
Schmidt has published research showing that microbes in the gut of mice can affect the severity of illness suffered from infection with Plasmodium, the parasite that causes malaria. In his new research, Schmidt intends to determine which microbes are ...

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Malaria vaccine shows promise in two trials, but has a way to go - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - February 20, 2017 - 18:11

Humanosphere

Malaria vaccine shows promise in two trials, but has a way to go
Humanosphere
A new vaccine may help protect people against malaria. Two studies on variants of the same vaccine released today found that it is effective at preventing malaria. The promising results are tempered by the fact that roughly 100 people participated in ...
NIH study shows PfSPZ vaccine protects adults against malariapharmabiz.com

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New weapon in the global fight against fake malaria drugs: a cheap scanner - The Guardian

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

New weapon in the global fight against fake malaria drugs: a cheap scanner
The Guardian
Dozens of public health scientists declared in 2015 that a global crisis of fake drugs was undermining the fight against malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/Aids, particularly in the developing world. The World Health Organization estimates that falsified ...

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Malaria control efforts can benefit from forecasting using satellites - European Pharmaceutical Review

Malaria News Feeds - February 20, 2017 - 15:55

Malaria control efforts can benefit from forecasting using satellites
European Pharmaceutical Review
“When integrated with 'on-the-ground' malaria surveillance and control strategies, forecasting models that use satellite images can help policy makers to choose the most cost-effective responses to reduce malaria burden,” says Maquins Sewe, researcher ...

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How girl power is beating malaria in Tanzania - Marie Claire.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - February 20, 2017 - 11:36

Marie Claire.co.uk

How girl power is beating malaria in Tanzania
Marie Claire.co.uk
Despite being both preventable and treatable, malaria remains one of the world's deadliest diseases, claiming a child's life in Africa every two minutes. A further 3.2 billion people – half the world's population – are also believed to be at risk of ...

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Malaria superbugs, a major threat - Deccan Herald

Malaria News Feeds - February 19, 2017 - 19:28

Malaria superbugs, a major threat
Deccan Herald
A spectre is haunting Asia in the form of drug-resistant malaria superbugs which may pose a serious threat to public health, not only in the continent but all over the world. Parasites which are carried by mosquitoes and cause the disease are very ...

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Kenya fails malaria targets as mosquitoes get clever - The Standard (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 19, 2017 - 17:49

Kenya fails malaria targets as mosquitoes get clever
The Standard (press release)
Kenya has missed its 2017 malaria elimination target with experts warning that mosquitoes have upped their tricks of survival. For example, around Valentine's period, malaria experts meeting in Nairobi were discussing how mosquitoes at the Coast might ...

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New gene drive technology could wipe out malaria, but is it safe? - Science Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - February 19, 2017 - 17:39

Science Magazine

New gene drive technology could wipe out malaria, but is it safe?
Science Magazine
BOSTON--If you could protect children in Africa from malaria by genetically transforming the entire mosquito population, would you do it? That's the dilemma posed by a new technology known as gene drive, evolutionary ecologist James Collins from the ...

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Iran's 'Malaria' goes to Belgrade filmfest. - Mehr News Agency - English Version

Malaria News Feeds - February 19, 2017 - 15:38

Mehr News Agency - English Version

Iran's 'Malaria' goes to Belgrade filmfest.
Mehr News Agency - English Version
TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – 'Malaria', directed by Parviz Shahbazi, has been accepted into the screening program of the Belgrade International Film Festival, known as FEST. 'Malaria' recounts the story of a young woman who elopes with her boyfriend to ...

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UCSD Professor's Team Gains $4.7M Grant for Malaria Research - Times of San Diego

Malaria News Feeds - February 19, 2017 - 01:11

Times of San Diego

UCSD Professor's Team Gains $4.7M Grant for Malaria Research
Times of San Diego
An international research team led by a UC San Diego professor has received a three-year, $4.7 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve therapies for malaria eradication, the university announced Friday. “The long-term goals ...

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Odisha tops number of malaria deaths in India - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - February 18, 2017 - 23:35

Outbreak News Today

Odisha tops number of malaria deaths in India
The New Indian Express
BHUBANESWAR: Even as the State Government claims to have taken several measures to control deadly malaria, Odisha has topped the list of malaria deaths in the country with 77 deaths followed by West Bengal and Meghalaya, which have recorded 59 ...
Malaria increases reported in Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela in 2016Outbreak News Today

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Gates Foundation boosts UCSD-led malaria research - The San Diego Union-Tribune

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

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Gates Foundation boosts UCSD-led malaria research
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $4.7 million supplemental grant to a UC San Diego-led research consortium to develop therapies to eradicate malaria. The 3-year grant is led by Elizabeth Winzeler, professor in the pediatric division ...

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Malaria increases reported in Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela in 2016 - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - February 18, 2017 - 12:16

Outbreak News Today

Malaria increases reported in Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela in 2016
Outbreak News Today
While malaria incidence has dropped in countries in the Caribbean and Central and South America since the turn of the century, UN health officials are reporting an increase in malaria transmission in certain areas of this region in 2016, including an ...

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UC San Diego researchers receive new grant to advance malaria research - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - February 18, 2017 - 00:59

News-Medical.net

UC San Diego researchers receive new grant to advance malaria research
News-Medical.net
Malaria is a global scourge. Roughly half of the world's population live in areas at risk of malaria transmission. In 2015, according to the World Health Organization, more than 214 million clinical cases of malarial infection were reported, with 438 ...

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