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We've made great progress on malaria, but challenges remain - American Enterprise Institute

Malaria News Feeds - February 13, 2018 - 14:34

We've made great progress on malaria, but challenges remain
American Enterprise Institute
The Trump administration is cutting aid budgets (some cuts are warranted) but malaria will not remain totally immune from this process. Efforts by organizations like Malaria No More are essential in this regard. On a more technical level combating drug ...

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We've made great progress on malaria, but challenges remain - American Enterprise Institute

Malaria News Feeds - February 13, 2018 - 14:34

We've made great progress on malaria, but challenges remain
American Enterprise Institute
The Trump administration is cutting aid budgets (some cuts are warranted) but malaria will not remain totally immune from this process. Efforts by organizations like Malaria No More are essential in this regard. On a more technical level combating drug ...

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CureVac to Pursue Innovative mRNA Vaccines Against Flu and Malaria - Business Wire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 13, 2018 - 12:00

Business Wire (press release)

CureVac to Pursue Innovative mRNA Vaccines Against Flu and Malaria
Business Wire (press release)
TÜBINGEN, Germany & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CureVac AG, a fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company pioneering the field of mRNA-based drugs, today announced the awarding of two new grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The programs will ...
Bill Gates warns that China, other powers will fill void if US cuts foreign aidUSA TODAY
Bill & Melinda Gates: Why we give our money awayCNN
Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2018 Annual Letter: "The 10 ToughestQuestions We Get"The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)
AllAfrica.com
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Puneeth Rajkumar joined hands with NeoDocto to stop malaria and extended the support to 'NeoDocto Malaria ... - Digital Journal

Malaria News Feeds - February 13, 2018 - 06:20

Digital Journal

Puneeth Rajkumar joined hands with NeoDocto to stop malaria and extended the support to 'NeoDocto Malaria ...
Digital Journal
The 'NeoDocto Malaria Eradication Programme' is being supported by the celebrities across the globe to create awareness on the malaria disease and its impact on the human beings. Puneeth Rajkumar, a popular Indian film actor extended his support to ...

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Ghana, Cuba join forces to fight malaria, other mosquito-transmitted diseases - Myjoyonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - February 12, 2018 - 18:04

Myjoyonline.com

Ghana, Cuba join forces to fight malaria, other mosquito-transmitted diseases
Myjoyonline.com
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated government's desire to eradicate malaria and other mosquito-transmitted diseases. Government will, therefore, renew discussions with the Cuba government for the establishment of a Biolarvicide factory ...

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Dye Apparently Kills Malaria Parasites Faster Than, Well, Anything Else - Konbini

Malaria News Feeds - February 12, 2018 - 14:35

Konbini

Dye Apparently Kills Malaria Parasites Faster Than, Well, Anything Else
Konbini
The race for a cure for malaria has been on for a while, and the pressure is on, because malaria parasites are becoming increasingly resistant to the artemisinin-based combination therapies that are currently used. However, it looks like things might ...

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Methylene blue,new malaria drug shows promise - Newtelegraph - New Telegraph Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - February 12, 2018 - 11:34

New Telegraph Newspaper

Methylene blue,new malaria drug shows promise - Newtelegraph
New Telegraph Newspaper
In order to tackle malaria parasites resistant to effective Artemisinin Combination Therapy (ACT), scientists are working on the development of a new drug.

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Dengue, chikungunya, malaria: Can you get all three together? How worried should you be? - Times Now

Malaria News Feeds - February 12, 2018 - 04:27

Times Now

Dengue, chikungunya, malaria: Can you get all three together? How worried should you be?
Times Now
So, it can be pretty difficult, if not impossible, to make a conclusive identification without laboratory testing. All of these diseases are quite serious, yet, recent cases show that you can get all three at the same time, making treatment more ...

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Homa Bay homes to be sprayed in malaria fight - The Star, Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - February 11, 2018 - 21:10

The Star, Kenya

Homa Bay homes to be sprayed in malaria fight
The Star, Kenya
More than 271,000 houses are set to be sprayed with insecticide to cushion residents against malaria infection in Homa Bay county from today at a cost of Sh400 million. Some 271,233 houses in all the 40 wards will be sprayed in the 36-day exercise. The ...

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New evidence shows potential of two drugs to block malaria transmission - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - February 11, 2018 - 21:02

Science Daily

New evidence shows potential of two drugs to block malaria transmission
Science Daily
"Although these two drugs have been around for more than half a century, this is the first time that the exciting and impressive effects of each of these drugs on malaria transmission have been so clearly demonstrated in a comparative study," said Roly ...

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271000 houses to be sprayed against Malaria Infection in Homa Bay - The Star, Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - February 11, 2018 - 07:30

The Star, Kenya

271000 houses to be sprayed against Malaria Infection in Homa Bay
The Star, Kenya
Speaking when he launched the programme at the county headquarters on Friday, Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti said the programme will prevent deaths resulting from malarial infection. “Malaria has become a burden by killing many people in this county ...

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You can get dengue, malaria, chikungunya at the same time - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - February 10, 2018 - 22:08

You can get dengue, malaria, chikungunya at the same time
Times of India
NEW DELHI: If your biggest monsoon fear has been getting malaria or dengue or chikungunya, recent cases show you can get all three together. Although 'triple concurrent infection' is rare, it makes treatment very difficult. Researchers at Jamia Millia ...

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Drug Causing Blue Urine Could Prevent Transmission Of Malaria ... - Tech Times

Malaria News Feeds - February 10, 2018 - 13:23

Tech Times

Drug Causing Blue Urine Could Prevent Transmission Of Malaria ...
Tech Times
Who would've thought that something as an ordinary dye could solve a deadly epidemic? Researchers may have finally found the solution to prevent malaria transmission but it has some strange side effects.
Human antibodies against malaria parasite can prevent spread of diseaseBrinkwire (press release)
This Crazy Blue Dye Discovery Is Our Best Bet to Finally Stop MalariaInfosurhoy

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Malaria elimination in Bhutan: opportunities and challenges - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - February 10, 2018 - 07:03

Malaria elimination in Bhutan: opportunities and challenges
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Malaria is caused by parasites and transmitted through the bites of mosquitoes. It is one of the most important vector borne diseases in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world causing significant health problem and remains endemic in 91 ...

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This Crazy Blue Dye Discovery Is Our Best Bet to Finally Stop Malaria - Infosurhoy

Malaria News Feeds - February 10, 2018 - 05:29

This Crazy Blue Dye Discovery Is Our Best Bet to Finally Stop Malaria
Infosurhoy
New research has shown the dye methylene blue kills malaria parasites at an unparalleled rate and is safe for human use. In the recent study, which was conducted in Mali by scientists at Radboud University Medical Centre, the University of California ...

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Your Toothpaste May Help Fight Drug-resistant Malaria - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - February 10, 2018 - 03:47

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Your Toothpaste May Help Fight Drug-resistant Malaria
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste could be employed as an anti-malarial drug against strains of the malaria parasite that have grown resistant to one of the currently-used drugs. This discovery, led by researchers at the University of ...

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This Simple Dye Is Our Best Bet to Finally Stopping Malaria - ScienceAlert

Malaria News Feeds - February 10, 2018 - 00:48

This Simple Dye Is Our Best Bet to Finally Stopping Malaria
ScienceAlert
While preventative measures like insecticides and mosquito nets have helped reduce the number of annual deaths by nearly half in the last decade, the spread of malaria continues to take lives. The new treatment shows promise, and although there are ...

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Blue Dye Kills Malaria Parasites — But There Is One Catch - WBAA

Malaria News Feeds - February 9, 2018 - 21:29

Blue Dye Kills Malaria Parasites — But There Is One Catch
WBAA
It's hard to imagine that a blue dye sold in pet food stores in the U.S. to fight fungal infections in tropical fish could be a potent weapon against malaria. A study published this week in The Lancet Infectious Diseases showed that might be possible ...

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Blue Dye Kills Malaria Parasites — But There Is One Catch - NPR

Malaria News Feeds - February 9, 2018 - 21:29

NPR

Blue Dye Kills Malaria Parasites — But There Is One Catch
NPR
It's hard to imagine that a blue dye sold in pet food stores in the U.S. to fight fungal infections in tropical fish could be a potent weapon against malaria. A study published this week in The Lancet Infectious Diseases showed that might be possible ...
New evidence shows potential of two drugs to block malaria transmissionBrinkwire (press release)

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