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Kia spolights access to Malaria treatment - Automotive News (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - November 1, 2017 - 04:01

Automotive News (blog)

Kia spolights access to Malaria treatment
Automotive News (blog)
“It's the Malaria mosquito.” The commercial cuts to moving sketches which display the narrator's solemn tale of walking great distances to obtain Malaria medicine for her sick child. The sketches depict a woman trudging through the rain with a newborn ...

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SA likely to miss 2018 target on wiping out malaria - Business Day

Malaria News Feeds - November 1, 2017 - 03:51

Business Day

SA likely to miss 2018 target on wiping out malaria
Business Day
The uptick not only poses a health risk but also means SA is likely to miss its target of eliminating malaria by 2018. The 2017 malaria season, which peaked in May, was worse than the year before, as high rainfall, humidity and ambient temperature ...
Malaria cases reported in Limpopo, Mpumalanga - eNCAeNCA

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Malaria mosquito species found in Ireland - Independent.ie

Malaria News Feeds - November 1, 2017 - 02:32

Independent.ie

Malaria mosquito species found in Ireland
Independent.ie
They include Anopheles plumbeus, which has been shown to be a "reasonably good transmitter of malaria". The vast majority of species were Culex pipiens, which can carry diseases such as West Nile virus. No evidence of the Aedes species, which has ...

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Fed Govt, Osun, NGOs fight malaria with nets - The Nation Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 23:32

The Nation Newspaper

Fed Govt, Osun, NGOs fight malaria with nets
The Nation Newspaper
Lately, the Osun State government, through its Ministry of Health, in collaboration with a number of non-governmental organisations that include the Catholic Relief Services, the National Malaria Elimination Programme, the World Health Organisation and ...

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Malaria Campaign Saving Young Lives in Nigeria – Voice and ... - San Diego Voice and Viewpoint

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 19:13

San Diego Voice and Viewpoint

Malaria Campaign Saving Young Lives in Nigeria – Voice and ...
San Diego Voice and Viewpoint
Following an 8-year conflict in north-eastern Nigeria, two-thirds of health facilities have been completely or partially destroyed leaving some 3.7 million internally ...

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Tracking mosquitoes with your cellphone

Science Daily - Malaria - October 31, 2017 - 18:37
A simple recording of a mosquito's buzz on a cellphone could contribute to a global-scale mosquito tracking map of unprecedented detail, say experts.
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Malaria on the rise in Limpopo and Mpumalanga - Times LIVE - Times LIVE

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 12:58

Times LIVE

Malaria on the rise in Limpopo and Mpumalanga - Times LIVE
Times LIVE
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says residents of malaria transmission areas in Limpopo and Mpumalanga need to have an urgent blood test ...
SA issues malaria alert | The CitizenCitizen
Malaria alert issued in S. Africa - Xinhua | English.news.cnXinhua

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Enzyme discovery could offer new malaria drugs - Futurity: Research News

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 12:39

Futurity: Research News

Enzyme discovery could offer new malaria drugs
Futurity: Research News
Scientists have identified two crucial enzymes in the malaria parasite's arsenal—and a drug that cures malaria in mice works via one of them. The discovery suggests that targeting the enzymes—one that helps the microbe invade red blood cells and the ...

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Stroke is killing more people than malaria - Myjoyonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 11:23

Myjoyonline.com

Stroke is killing more people than malaria
Myjoyonline.com
Forty per cent of stroke patients who seek treatment at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital hardly survive. Records show 233 out of 369 people admitted at the facility for the condition could not survive. This was revealed at the World Stroke Day marked ...

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SA issues malaria alert - Citizen

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 10:14

Citizen

SA issues malaria alert
Citizen
“High rainfall, humidity and ambient temperatures provided ideal conditions for malaria mosquito breeding and contributed to an increase in malaria cases. Unusually mild winter temperatures in malaria areas have allowed for ongoing mosquito and ...
Malaria alert issued in S. AfricaXinhua

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Malaria alert issued in S. Africa - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 10:14

Times LIVE

Malaria alert issued in S. Africa - Xinhua | English.news.cn
Xinhua
CAPE TOWN, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- South African health authorities on Tuesday issued a malaria alert after high numbers of malaria cases were reported.
Malaria on the rise in Limpopo and Mpumalanga - Times LIVETimes LIVE

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Malaria alert for parts of Limpopo, Mpumalanga - Independent Online

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 09:38

Independent Online

Malaria alert for parts of Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Independent Online
Pretoria - The South African government on Tuesday warned of high numbers of malaria cases being reported in areas of Limpopo and Mpumalanga. In a statement, government singled out the malaria transmission areas of the Vhembe and Mopani districts ...
Malaria alert issued in S. AfricaXinhua

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Malaria cases reported in Limpopo, Mpumalanga - eNCA - eNCA

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 09:02

eNCA

Malaria cases reported in Limpopo, Mpumalanga - eNCA
eNCA
Government singled out the malaria transmission areas of the Vhembe and Mopani districts in Limpopo, as well as on farms along the Lephalale River in the ...

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Malaria cases reported in Limpopo, Mpumalanga - eNCA (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 09:02

eNCA (blog)

Malaria cases reported in Limpopo, Mpumalanga
eNCA (blog)
“This follows a very busy 2017 malaria season in the entire southern African region, which peaked in April and May and extended into June,” the statement explained. “High rainfall, humidity and ambient temperatures provided ideal conditions for malaria ...

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Integrated campaign tackles malaria and polio in north-eastern Nigeria - World Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 08:48

World Health Organization

Integrated campaign tackles malaria and polio in north-eastern Nigeria
World Health Organization
In Nigeria's Borno State, malaria is currently claiming more lives than all other diseases combined. Children under the age of 5 are particularly vulnerable. WHO recently launched a special campaign in this state aimed at rapidly reducing the malaria ...

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Integrated campaign tackles malaria and polio in north-eastern Nigeria - World Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 08:48

Integrated campaign tackles malaria and polio in north-eastern Nigeria
World Health Organization
In Nigeria's Borno State, malaria is currently claiming more lives than all other diseases combined. Children under the age of 5 are particularly vulnerable. WHO recently launched a special campaign in this state aimed at rapidly reducing the malaria ...

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Malaria campaign saving young lives in Nigeria - World Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 08:48

World Health Organization

Malaria campaign saving young lives in Nigeria
World Health Organization
Sometimes a major disease like malaria can fall into a blind spot in the context of a humanitarian crisis. That was the case during the Ebola epidemic where, in many affected countries, malaria killed far more people than Ebola itself. During the 2016 ...

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Mosquitoes aren't going away - Independent

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 08:30

Independent

Mosquitoes aren't going away
Independent
It's difficult to accurately measure the number of people who get malaria each year. This is because the malaria symptoms are shared with many other diseases that lead to death or illness, especially among young children. However, there is a measure of ...

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How the treated bed net solved East Africa's malaria puzzle - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - October 31, 2017 - 07:11

Daily Nation

How the treated bed net solved East Africa's malaria puzzle
Daily Nation
Across the border in Tanzania, 10 to 12 million people contract the disease every year, according to the National Malaria Control Programme. About 80,000 of these never survive, most of them being children under the age of five and pregnant women.

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Chandigarh Municipal Corporation mulls taking over malaria wing - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - October 30, 2017 - 22:11

The Indian Express

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation mulls taking over malaria wing
The Indian Express
In the wake of increasing dengue cases across the region, the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation on Monday discussed that the malaria wing be transferred to it from the UT Administration. Councillors said even as the primary health committee provided ...

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