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Cape Verde hit by worst malaria outbreak in decades - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - September 10, 2017 - 15:59

Daily Nation

Cape Verde hit by worst malaria outbreak in decades
Daily Nation
Generally, the Cape Verde carries low risk of malaria aside from the islands of Boavista and Sao Tiago, where there may be a risk between August and November. Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted through the ...

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Malaria rampant in Luangwa, Kafue - ZNBC

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

ZNBC

Malaria rampant in Luangwa, Kafue
ZNBC
Luangwa and Kafue District districts have continued to record high cases of Malaria despite efforts put in by various stakeholders in combatting the disease. And Kafue district Health Director James Zulu has since implored the beneficiaries of the nets ...

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Japan continues malaria support - POST-COURIER

Malaria News Feeds - September 10, 2017 - 13:58

POST-COURIER

Japan continues malaria support
POST-COURIER
Japan continues malaria support. The governments of Papua New Guinea and Japan have signed a deal to continue their fight against malaria in the country. September 10, 2017. The governments of Papua New Guinea and Japan have signed a deal to ...

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Strengthen health systems to eliminate dengue, malaria: WHO - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - September 9, 2017 - 12:59

The Indian Express

Strengthen health systems to eliminate dengue, malaria: WHO
The Indian Express
She emphasised the need for malaria and other vector-borne disease programmes to work closely with each other, and to link-in with water, sanitation and hygiene initiatives and health management information systems. Countries also need to establish and ...

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Strengthen health systems to eliminate dengue, malaria: WHO - India Today

Malaria News Feeds - September 9, 2017 - 11:48

Strengthen health systems to eliminate dengue, malaria: WHO
India Today
Male, Sep 9 (PTI) The capacities of health systems should be strengthened to prevent, detect and eliminate existing and emerging vector-borne diseases such as dengue and chikungunya in India and South-East Asia, WHO said here today. "A more holistic ...

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Flood-hit Niger launches campaign to fight malaria - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - September 8, 2017 - 17:10

Flood-hit Niger launches campaign to fight malaria
Medical Xpress
Health Minister Iliassou Mainassara said the operation will help combat the spread of deadly malaria in Niamey. During a 20-day campaign which began on Thursday, spray guns mounted on pick-up vehicles will treat areas that have been transformed into ...

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Malaria Drug Gathers Some Moss - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Malaria News Feeds - September 8, 2017 - 14:20

Innovators Magazine

Malaria Drug Gathers Some Moss
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
All of this devastation will leave affected areas primed for sharp increases in mosquito-borne diseases—the most devastating among them being malaria. Compared to smallpox or typhoid, malaria is proving one of the most challenging human diseases to ...
Breakthrough in fight against malariaInnovators Magazine

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Why malaria is unlikely to return to Italy – despite a recent death from the disease - The Conversation UK

Malaria News Feeds - September 8, 2017 - 14:19

The Conversation UK

Why malaria is unlikely to return to Italy – despite a recent death from the disease
The Conversation UK
A four-year-old girl from northern Italy has died of cerebral malaria, it was recently announced. The case is puzzling Italian healthcare officials as the country was declared malaria free in 1970, and the girl, Sofia Zago, had not been abroad ...
Malaria girl's dad says feels 'impotent' (4)ANSA (registration)

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Malaria: Newly Discovered Compounds Offer Potential for Novel Treatment Development - Technology Networks

Malaria News Feeds - September 8, 2017 - 12:51

Malaria: Newly Discovered Compounds Offer Potential for Novel Treatment Development
Technology Networks
Significant headway has been made in controlling malaria. However, two vexing problems remain: currently available treatments are unable to block transmission of the parasite that causes the disease, and the parasite often becomes resistant to drugs.

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PATH and WRAIR announce largest-ever controlled malaria infection - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - September 8, 2017 - 05:50

PATH and WRAIR announce largest-ever controlled malaria infection
Medical Xpress
PATH's Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) and the US Department of Defense's Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) announced today that vaccinations are under way in a clinical trial to evaluate modifications to the vaccine regimen of GSK's RTS ...

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Nigeria's effort towards malaria control yielding positive results – Health Minister - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - September 8, 2017 - 00:06

Nigeria's effort towards malaria control yielding positive results – Health Minister
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, has declared that the country's effort towards malaria control is gaining momentum and has progressed appreciably; saying lots of steps had been taken to clinically stamp out the prevalence of malaria and its parasites.

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Producing malaria treatment at large scales - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - September 7, 2017 - 17:45

Producing malaria treatment at large scales
Science Daily
Compared to smallpox or typhoid, malaria is proving one of the most challenging human diseases to eradicate -- and so remains a real and constant danger to nearly half the world's population. Twenty years ago, two million people died each year on ...

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Italy opens manslaughter probe over child's malaria death - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - September 7, 2017 - 17:06

New Vision

Italy opens manslaughter probe over child's malaria death
New Vision
"There are still anopheline mosquitoes in parts of Italy that can transmit malaria, but these would be unlikely to be found as far north as Trentino," Colin Sutherland, a professor of Parasitology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine ...
Italy opens manslaughter probe over four-year-old girl's malaria death as prosecutors fear she could have caught it ...Daily Mail
Italian doctors baffled after malaria kills four-year oldIndependent
Girl,4, autopsy confirms malaria (3)ANSA (registration)
The Whistler
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New method for producing malaria treatment at large scales - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - September 7, 2017 - 16:59

New method for producing malaria treatment at large scales
EurekAlert (press release)
Compared to smallpox or typhoid, malaria is proving one of the most challenging human diseases to eradicate - and so remains a real and constant danger to nearly half the world's population. Twenty years ago, two million people died each year on ...

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Producing malaria treatment at large scales

Science Daily - Malaria - September 7, 2017 - 16:56
For the first time, production of the anti-malarial drug artemisinin has been achieved at an industrial scale using genetically engineered moss. This offers new hope for stabilizing artemisinin supplies and combatting malaria.
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New method for producing malaria treatment at large scales - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - September 7, 2017 - 16:47

New method for producing malaria treatment at large scales
Phys.Org
Compared to smallpox or typhoid, malaria is proving one of the most challenging human diseases to eradicate - and so remains a real and constant danger to nearly half the world's population. Twenty years ago, two million people died each year on ...

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Italy opens manslaughter probe over child's malaria death - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - September 7, 2017 - 14:42

Independent

Italy opens manslaughter probe over child's malaria death
Medical Xpress
"There are still anopheline mosquitoes in parts of Italy that can transmit malaria, but these would be unlikely to be found as far north as Trentino," Colin Sutherland, a professor of Parasitology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine ...
Italian doctors baffled after malaria kills four-year oldIndependent
Malaria girl autopsy today (4)ANSA (registration)

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Fight against malaria requires innovators, not just cost-cutters - American Enterprise Institute

Malaria News Feeds - September 7, 2017 - 13:24

Fight against malaria requires innovators, not just cost-cutters
American Enterprise Institute
Probably the most comprehensive study of antimalarial medicines in Africa was recently published in the Malaria Journal. It indicated that non-quality-assured products, especially in the private sector, were a significant problem. Over 180 products of ...

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Fight against malaria requires innovators, not just cost-cutters - American Enterprise Institute

Malaria News Feeds - September 7, 2017 - 13:24

Fight against malaria requires innovators, not just cost-cutters
American Enterprise Institute
Probably the most comprehensive study of antimalarial medicines in Africa was recently published in the Malaria Journal. It indicated that non-quality-assured products, especially in the private sector, were a significant problem. Over 180 products of ...

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Malaria Transmission From Monkeys to Humans, Study Finds - Medscape

Malaria News Feeds - September 7, 2017 - 13:06

Medscape

Malaria Transmission From Monkeys to Humans, Study Finds
Medscape
Southeastern Brazil has been free from endemic malaria for more than 50 years. Now, a malaria outbreak in the area has been traced to zoonotic transmission from monkeys in the Atlantic Forest region of Rio de Janeiro state, Brazilian researchers report ...

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