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Costa Rican health authorities declare malaria alert - The Tico Times

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2017 - 15:45

The Tico Times

Costa Rican health authorities declare malaria alert
The Tico Times
Costa Rica declared a health alert Wednesday because of various new cases of malaria related to travel and immigration to and from Nicaragua, where the disease has a much broader presence. The Ministry of Public Health announced in a statement that ...

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Malaria research priority for Africa - Independent Online

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2017 - 10:33

Malaria research priority for Africa
Independent Online
Africa will need to develop strong local research centres if it is to bring malaria under control, a new report on the disease has found. The report was compiled by the British based Wellcome Trust for the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria. According ...

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Prevent malaria this summer - Letaba Herald

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2017 - 03:46

Letaba Herald

Prevent malaria this summer
Letaba Herald
“As the department we have not received any cases of malaria related deaths in the province,” said Thabiso Teffo, Spokesperson of the Department of Health in Limpopo. Malaria is defined as a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other ...

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New drug to fight treatment-resistant malaria developed - Doordarshan

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2017 - 02:46

Doordarshan

New drug to fight treatment-resistant malaria developed
Doordarshan
Mosquitoes infected by a parasite spread malaria, causing more than 200 million illnesses across the globe and more than 4,00,000 deaths annually. For decades, chloroquine was used to treat malaria until Plasmodium falciparum developed resistance. Now ...
News Scan for Sep 13, 2017CIDRAP
Africa Malaria Diagnosis & Treatment Market 2017 – Current and Future Outlook 2023Digital Journal

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Guyana intensifies measles and malaria surveillance - NYCaribNews

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2017 - 01:21

Guyana intensifies measles and malaria surveillance
NYCaribNews
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) | Health officials in Guyana have treated over 360 Venezuelans who have crossed the border in recent weeks seeing medical help for malaria. State Minister Joseph Harmon said the government was first made aware of the ...

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Costa Rican Health Authorities Declare Sanitary Alert for Malaria - The Costa Rica Star

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2017 - 01:00

The Costa Rica Star

Costa Rican Health Authorities Declare Sanitary Alert for Malaria
The Costa Rica Star
The Costa Rica Health Ministry has declared sanitary alert in the country for malaria due to an increase in the risk of transmission after knowing of an important number of infected patients in Nicaragua. Although between the years 2012 and 2015 Costa ...

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Researchers tap NASA satellites to predict malaria outbreaks 12 WEEKS before they occur and pinpoint them down to ... - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 23:18

Daily Mail

Researchers tap NASA satellites to predict malaria outbreaks 12 WEEKS before they occur and pinpoint them down to ...
Daily Mail
A group of researchers is using data from NASA satellites to predict outbreaks of Malaria, which is difficult to track and control because it spreads mostly in remote areas. The map shows cases in Peru, one of the countries most affected by the diseas ...
Scientists Are Using NASA Satellites to Predict Malaria OutbreaksPopular Mechanics

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Scientists Are Using NASA Satellites to Predict Malaria Outbreaks - Popular Mechanics

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 21:45

Popular Mechanics

Scientists Are Using NASA Satellites to Predict Malaria Outbreaks
Popular Mechanics
Malaria is one of the world's most deadly diseases, made even more deadly by the fact that it tends to affect mostly remote communities. This makes it difficult to track and control malaria outbreaks when they happen, resulting in more severe outbreaks ...
Researchers tap NASA satellites to predict malaria outbreaks 12 WEEKS before they occur and pinpoint them down to ...Daily Mail

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New drug could be back-up in fight against malaria - Futurity: Research News

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 18:12

Futurity: Research News

New drug could be back-up in fight against malaria
Futurity: Research News
A new drug is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, clearing the parasite responsible for the disease within a week, a new study reports. The results are significant as public health experts have long warned that the parasite responsible for ...

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Using NASA satellite data to predict malaria outbreaks - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 17:33

Phys.Org

Using NASA satellite data to predict malaria outbreaks
Phys.Org
In the Amazon Rainforest, few animals are as dangerous to humans as mosquitos that transmit malaria. The tropical disease can bring on high fever, headaches and chills and is particularly severe for children and the elderly and can cause complications ...

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Health experts sensitise councillors on dengue, malaria - India Today

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 17:17

Health experts sensitise councillors on dengue, malaria
India Today
"We are sensitising people through advertisements related to vector-borne diseases such as dengue, malaria and chikungunya. Most of the dengue cases are reported from households and so councillors can help in preventing mosquito-breeding there," he ...

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Researchers use NASA's satellite data to forecast malaria outbreaks - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 17:07

Researchers use NASA's satellite data to forecast malaria outbreaks
News-Medical.net
In the Amazon Rainforest, few animals are as dangerous to humans as mosquitos that transmit malaria. The tropical disease can bring on high fever, headaches, and chills and is particularly severe for children and the elderly and can cause complications ...

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HFC Bank gears up for ride out malaria tour - Myjoyonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 16:16

Myjoyonline.com

HFC Bank gears up for ride out malaria tour
Myjoyonline.com
HFC Bank (Ghana) Limited, a subsidiary of Republic Financial Holdings Limited has organised a nationwide Clean-up exercise across its branch network ahead of the HFC-Infanta Ride Out Malaria cycling tour which starts from Friday, 15th of September.

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New Tulane University Drug is Effective Against Malaria - Infection Control Today

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 13:58

Infection Control Today

New Tulane University Drug is Effective Against Malaria
Infection Control Today
Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published online in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The results are significant as ...

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New Tulane University drug effective against malaria - News from Tulane

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 13:42

News from Tulane

New Tulane University drug effective against malaria
News from Tulane
Dr. Donald Krogstad, professor of tropical medicine at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, developed a new treatment against drug-resistant strains of the Plasmodium falciparum parasite that causes malaria. Tulane ...

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Sudan: More Malaria Patients in West Darfur Camp - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 13:07

Sudan: More Malaria Patients in West Darfur Camp
AllAfrica.com
Murnei — Seventeen people infected with malaria were brought to the hospital in Murnei camp, West Darfur, yesterday. There are not enough medicines against malaria in the camp for displaced people, causing the prices to rise. Reports from Murnei camp ...

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Malaria drugs labelled 'useless' - Independent Online

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 10:31

Malaria drugs labelled 'useless'
Independent Online
Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan doctors and medical scholars have recommended that most of the anti-malaria drugs sold in the East African region be struck off the list of legal drugs because they are proving ineffective. During a meeting held recently in ...

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East Africa: New Research Shows Novel Way to Tackle Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 07:40

East Africa: New Research Shows Novel Way to Tackle Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Scientists exploring new ways to tackle the ongoing problems of malaria in East Africa have come up with the so-called "Trojan cow" project which aims to get mosquitoes to bite cows or goats rather than humans. The project is one of three currently ...

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Tulane University researchers develop new drug effective against malaria - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 07:19

Tulane University researchers develop new drug effective against malaria
News-Medical.net
Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published in the latest issue of The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The results are ...

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More malaria patients in West Darfur camp - Reliefweb

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2017 - 06:34

More malaria patients in West Darfur camp
Reliefweb
Seventeen people infected with malaria were brought to the hospital in Murnei camp, West Darfur, yesterday. There are not enough medicines against malaria in the camp for displaced people, causing the prices to rise. Reports from Murnei camp reported ...

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