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Could this be malaria's Achilles heel? - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 16:02

EurekAlert (press release)

Could this be malaria's Achilles heel?
EurekAlert (press release)
Portuguese researchers at Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM) Lisboa have identified a defence mechanism by which the malaria parasite can survive inside its host's liver cells, a crucial stage where the parasite acquires the capacity to infect red ...

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Artemis Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation From US Food And Drug Administration For Artemisone For ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 13:09

Artemis Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation From US Food And Drug Administration For Artemisone For ...
PR Newswire (press release)
"We are delighted Artemisone has received orphan drug designation from the FDA for the treatment of malaria," stated Brian M. Culley, Chief Executive Officer of Artemis. "With approximately half of the world's population at risk, malaria presents an ...

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2 Malaysian scientists discovered a type of malaria NOT from mosquitoes?! How'd they do it? - CILISOS.MY

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 11:12

CILISOS.MY

2 Malaysian scientists discovered a type of malaria NOT from mosquitoes?! How'd they do it?
CILISOS.MY
Malaria is something most of us have heard about, and know to be a mosquito-borne illness that's a big issue in African countries probably. But in 1999, malaria hit a little closer to home- in Sarawak's Kapit region, to be exact. Many people were being ...

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Navy entomologists collaborate with international agencies to fight malaria - U.S. Africa Command (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 10:13

U.S. Africa Command (press release)

Navy entomologists collaborate with international agencies to fight malaria
U.S. Africa Command (press release)
The principle tasks of the President's Malaria Initiative's (PMI) malaria reduction efforts include distributing insecticide-treated bed nets, indoor residual spraying (IRS) and anti-malarial drugs. While the United States Agency for International ...

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Malaria scare: officials get into the act at harbours - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - November 5, 2017 - 19:23

The Hindu

Malaria scare: officials get into the act at harbours
The Hindu
KOZHIKODE: In view of the rising number of malaria cases reported from parts of the city, especially coastal areas, the Kozhikode Municipal Corporation has intensified surveillance and is taking steps to stop mosquito breeding. As part of the ...

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Haiti - DR : PAHO awards a prize to a binational project against malaria - Haitilibre.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 5, 2017 - 13:30

Haitilibre.com

Haiti - DR : PAHO awards a prize to a binational project against malaria
Haitilibre.com
In the case of Haiti, PAHO has awarded a binational project between the border municipalities of Ouanaminthe and Dajabón in the Dominican Republic, for their "outstanding achievements" and their "creative response" in the fight against malaria.

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Child killed by malaria in Italy caught disease in hospital - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - November 5, 2017 - 10:02

Child killed by malaria in Italy caught disease in hospital
Medical Xpress
"We can categorically rule out the malaria having been caught outside the hospital," Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin said on the sidelines of a G7 health summit in Milan. The Santa Chiara hospital insisted it only uses disposable, single-use needles ...

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Haiti receives 'Malaria Champion' award - Jamaica Observer

Malaria News Feeds - November 4, 2017 - 18:54

Jamaica Observer

Haiti receives 'Malaria Champion' award
Jamaica Observer
PAHO said two projects, one in a remote area of the Amazon in Brazil and another one in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, won recognition for their outstanding work in interrupting malaria transmission and developing local systems to access malaria ...

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N-Power health volunteers to kick malaria out of Edo state - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - November 4, 2017 - 16:39

Vanguard

N-Power health volunteers to kick malaria out of Edo state
Vanguard
Following the collaboration of Edo State Government and the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) to kick malaria out of the state, the N-Power Health Volunteers in Utagban Community in Oredo Local Government Area have organised a one-day malaria ...

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'Human bait' volunteers are helping beat malaria in Zambia - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - November 4, 2017 - 13:49

Hindustan Times

'Human bait' volunteers are helping beat malaria in Zambia
Hindustan Times
Malaria is a parasitic disease that spreads between humans through the bite of infected female anopheles mosquitoes. Once the parasite enters the human bloodstream, it invades the liver and then the red blood cells. Symptoms include fever, headache, ...

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Child killed by malaria in Italy caught disease in hospital - The Local Italy

Malaria News Feeds - November 4, 2017 - 13:22

The Local Italy

Child killed by malaria in Italy caught disease in hospital
The Local Italy
A four-year-old girl who died of malaria in Italy in September caught the deadly disease in hospital, the health ministry said on Saturday, ruling out the possibility she was bitten by an infected mosquito. Sofia Zago, who had not travelled to any at ...

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Holiday travellers – beware of malaria-stricken areas in and around the country. - Krugersdorp News

Malaria News Feeds - November 4, 2017 - 07:03

Holiday travellers – beware of malaria-stricken areas in and around the country.
Krugersdorp News
A high number of malaria cases are being reported in the malaria transmission areas in Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces, so Krugersdorpers going away for holiday – be aware. Many people who live and work in Krugersdorp throughout the year visit ...

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Dengue, malaria claim four lives in October - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - November 4, 2017 - 06:32

The Hindu

Dengue, malaria claim four lives in October
The Hindu
Dengue and malaria continued to hold the city in their grip in October, with the former claiming three lives, and the latter killing a senior citizen. As many as 212 confirmed cases of dengue and 563 of malaria were recorded in the city last month ...

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PAHO/WHO Malaria Champion awards go to Brazil, Haiti, and Dominican Republic - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - November 4, 2017 - 00:50

PAHO/WHO Malaria Champion awards go to Brazil, Haiti, and Dominican Republic
ReliefWeb
Washington, DC, 3 Nov. 2017 (PAHO/WHO) - The Pan American Health Organization and partner agencies recognized new Malaria Champions from Brazil, Haiti and the Dominican Republic today for work on “Closing local gaps toward Malaria Elimination.

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Soldier given drug for malaria sues State - Irish Examiner

Malaria News Feeds - November 4, 2017 - 00:03

Irish Examiner

Soldier given drug for malaria sues State
Irish Examiner
A Cork soldier who was given the anti-malarial drug, Lariam, for an overseas tour of duty in Chad, has sued the State in the High Court. Father-of-three, Anthony Cole, who served for 33 years in the Defence Forces, has claimed he has not felt 'normal ...

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PAHO/WHO Malaria Champion awards go to Brazil, Haiti, and Dominican Republic - Pan American Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - November 3, 2017 - 22:03

Pan American Health Organization

PAHO/WHO Malaria Champion awards go to Brazil, Haiti, and Dominican Republic
Pan American Health Organization
Washington, DC, 3 Nov. 2017 (PAHO/WHO) - The Pan American Health Organization and partner agencies recognized new Malaria Champions from Brazil, Haiti and the Dominican Republic today for work on “Closing local gaps toward Malaria Elimination.

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Malaria: FG to distribute 13m nets - WorldStage

Malaria News Feeds - November 3, 2017 - 20:01

Malaria: FG to distribute 13m nets
WorldStage
“Adamawa State is one in the series of mass replacement campaign aimed at delivery of over N13 million LLINs to beneficiaries in six selected states in the country this year with support from Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the ...

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