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Malaria: FCT community begs for PHC, school - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - June 10, 2018 - 18:36

Vanguard

Malaria: FCT community begs for PHC, school
Vanguard
“This facility constructed by the philanthropist has contributed to slightly reduce malaria cases here(Wumba).'' The community leader also said there was no public school in the area. “It is very difficult for our children to go to the nearest public ...

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Genetic Variant in Black People May Explain Cancer Risk Differences Among Races - Newsweek

Malaria News Feeds - June 10, 2018 - 12:00

Newsweek

Genetic Variant in Black People May Explain Cancer Risk Differences Among Races
Newsweek
Though malaria is no longer a threat to those of African descent who live in the U.S., the genetic variant remains, and may affect current health disparities. Individuals with different ethnic backgrounds have different susceptibility to certain ...

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Ecobank Foundation injects $750000 into malaria eradication in Mozambique - African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - June 10, 2018 - 07:33

African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Ecobank Foundation injects $750000 into malaria eradication in Mozambique
African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)
As part of its partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Ecobank Foundation is donating $750,000 to the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to help combat malaria in the country. The financial contribution will support ...

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Any facilities to test for malaria? - Trinidad News

Malaria News Feeds - June 10, 2018 - 04:02

Trinidad News

Any facilities to test for malaria?
Trinidad News
OPPOSITION Senator Gerald Ramdeen has asked Leader of Government Business Franklin Khan if he was aware there were no facilities at the port at Cedros to test arriving Venezuelans for malaria. He posed the question in the Senate on Thursday. Khan in ...

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Campaigns to prevent outbreak of malaria - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 10, 2018 - 03:48

The Hindu

Campaigns to prevent outbreak of malaria
The Hindu
As June is observed as anti-malaria month, the City Municipal Corporation is taking various steps to create awareness among the public to prevent its outbreak. Conservancy workers at many places erected stalls and explained the people on the various ...

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Use drones in Malaria war - The Citizen

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2018 - 09:55

Use drones in Malaria war
The Citizen
Mainland Tanzania has a lot to learn from Zanzibar, where the malaria incidence has fallen dramatically. Eliminating malaria can be done through a combination of methods such as spraying mosquito-breeding grounds, using insecticide-treated bed-nets and ...

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Want cash? Volunteer for a dose of malaria parasite, says Kemri amid ethical queries - The Standard

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2018 - 06:04

The Standard

Want cash? Volunteer for a dose of malaria parasite, says Kemri amid ethical queries
The Standard
Scientists at the Kenya Medial Research Institute (Kemri) are offering up to Sh48,000 to volunteers who agree to be infected with malaria. And this comes even as another study warned of moral and ethical issues around infecting healthy people with a ...

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Want cash? Volunteer for a dose of malaria parasite, says Kemri amid ethical queries - The Standard

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2018 - 06:04

Want cash? Volunteer for a dose of malaria parasite, says Kemri amid ethical queries
The Standard
Scientists at the Kenya Medial Research Institute (Kemri) are offering up to Sh48,000 to volunteers who agree to be infected with malaria. And this comes even as another study warned of moral and ethical issues around infecting healthy people with a ...

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South Sudan Reports Nearly 100 Deaths from Malaria This Year - Prensa Latina

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 19:05

Prensa Latina

South Sudan Reports Nearly 100 Deaths from Malaria This Year
Prensa Latina
Currently, malaria is the leading cause of illness and death in South Sudan, and the majority of cases and deaths occur in children and pregnant mothers, especially in areas affected by food insecurity and acute malnutrition, he said. Kariom added that ...

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Questions over rise in malaria cases, influx of Venezuelans - Loop News Trinidad and Tobago

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 14:44

Loop News Trinidad and Tobago

Questions over rise in malaria cases, influx of Venezuelans
Loop News Trinidad and Tobago
Questions were raised over the presence of health screenings at the country's borders after reports of a rise in malaria cases as well as the connection with persons travellign from Venezuela, where the disease is on the rise. Energy Minister Franklin ...

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Gates Foundation Launches Nonprofit Biotech Research Institute To Focus On Malaria, TB, Enteric Diseases - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 14:44

BSA bureau

Gates Foundation Launches Nonprofit Biotech Research Institute To Focus On Malaria, TB, Enteric Diseases
Kaiser Family Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute … will aim to develop new medicines and vaccines for malaria, tuberculosis, and diarrhea, which together account for 2.6 million deaths a year globally, many of them in children…” (Harper, 6/7 ...
Gates Foundation debuts nonprofit biotech firm at BIOMedCity News
Gates Foundation's $100Ma-year nonprofit biotech takes flightFierceBiotech

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Malaria: Cooperating antibodies enhance immune response - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 14:18

Malaria: Cooperating antibodies enhance immune response
Science Daily
Malaria is one of the most inflicting infectious diseases worldwide. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, and from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, Canada, have studied how the human ...

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South Sudan, WHO confirm 99 malaria related deaths in 2018 - cgtn.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 13:25

cgtn.com

South Sudan, WHO confirm 99 malaria related deaths in 2018
cgtn.com
South Sudan's Health Ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO) say malaria has claimed 99 lives while almost 770,000 cases were reported in different parts of the country in the first six months of 2018. “Since the beginning of 2018, at least ...

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South Sudan, WHO confirm 99 malaria related deaths in 2018 - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 12:06

South Sudan, WHO confirm 99 malaria related deaths in 2018
Xinhua
JUBA, June 8 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's Health Ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO) said malaria has claimed 99 lives while almost 770,000 cases were reported in different parts of the country in the first six months of 2018. "Since the ...

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Treating silent malaria cases could help stop spread of disease, shows study - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 07:43

News-Medical.net

Treating silent malaria cases could help stop spread of disease, shows study
News-Medical.net
In regions where malaria illness is widespread, it is common to find many individuals who are infected with malaria parasites (Plasmodium falciparum), but without symptoms. New research conducted by the University of Maryland School of Medicine ...

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Researchers find that silent carriers of malaria are unlikely to develop the disease - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 07:24

Medical Xpress

Researchers find that silent carriers of malaria are unlikely to develop the disease
Medical Xpress
In regions where malaria illness is widespread, it is common to find many individuals who are infected with malaria parasites (Plasmodium falciparum), but without symptoms. New research conducted by the University of Maryland School of Medicine ...

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Oil worker dies after contracting malaria in Angola - Energy Voice

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 06:30

Energy Voice

Oil worker dies after contracting malaria in Angola
Energy Voice
The family of a “kind-hearted” north oil worker has been left heartbroken after he died from contracting malaria while working in west Africa. Robert Miller fell ill after returning home from an offshore stint in Angola. He was taken to Aberdeen Royal ...
Scots oil worker dies in Aberdeen after contracting malaria while working in AfricaScottish Daily Record

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Oil worker from Wick dies after contracting malaria in Angola - Press and Journal

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2018 - 04:38

Press and Journal

Oil worker from Wick dies after contracting malaria in Angola
Press and Journal
The family of a “kind-hearted” north oil worker have been left heartbroken after he died from contracting malaria while working in west Africa. Robert Miller fell ill after returning home from an offshore stint in Angola. He was rushed to Aberdeen ...
Scots oil worker dies in Aberdeen after contracting malaria while working in AfricaScottish Daily Record

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Health Department confirmed 2 travel-related cases of malaria in Duval - FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Malaria News Feeds - June 7, 2018 - 22:05

FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Health Department confirmed 2 travel-related cases of malaria in Duval
FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX
The Duval County Health Department has confirmed that there are two travel-related cases of malaria. These are the only two cases reported so far in 2018. In recent years, Duval County has seen low numbers for malaria cases with only three in 2014 and ...

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UMSOM researchers find that silent carriers of malaria are unlikely to develop the disease - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - June 7, 2018 - 20:56

UMSOM researchers find that silent carriers of malaria are unlikely to develop the disease
EurekAlert (press release)
In regions where malaria illness is widespread, it is common to find many individuals who are infected with malaria parasites (Plasmodium falciparum), but without symptoms. New research conducted by the University of Maryland School of Medicine ...

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