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LED lights may hold secret to fighting malaria - WWMT-TV

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LED lights may hold secret to fighting malaria
WWMT-TV
Researchers say providing LED lighting in areas where glass windows and screens are less common could help repel the insects. According to the World Health Organization there were 198 million cases of malaria in 2013 killing nearly 584,000 people.

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Majority of malaria victims are said to be Muslim - ArabianBusiness.com

Malaria News Feeds - 7 hours 9 min ago

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Majority of malaria victims are said to be Muslim
ArabianBusiness.com
About 85 percent of malaria cases are in the Muslim world, according to the head of an organisation working to eradicate the disease. At least 400,000 Muslims, mostly living in Africa, die from the disease each year, Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traore, executive ...
85 percent of malaria cases in the Muslim World: OfficialSaudi Gazette
World Malaria Day observedThe Nation

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First malaria vaccine likely by October: Scientists - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - 7 hours 23 min ago

The Hindu

First malaria vaccine likely by October: Scientists
The Hindu
The first malaria vaccine candidate to reach phase-3 of clinical testing was found to partially protect children against the disease up to four years after vaccination and may be available by as early as October this year, scientists reported. The ...
First viable malaria vaccine may prevent million casesTimes of India
Final trial results for world's most advanced malaria vaccine publishedMedical News Today
HELP ON THE WAY? Malaria vaccine found to cut cases in half - lives of ...Catholic Online
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Herbal Tea to Treat Malaria Heads for Clinical Trial - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - 9 hours 14 min ago

Herbal Tea to Treat Malaria Heads for Clinical Trial
AllAfrica.com
A herbal tea that could combat malaria is due to start its first clinical trial in July, researchers have announced. The brew, called Saye, will be trialled against the conventional malaria drug artemisinin with funding from the Ministry of Health in ...

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First viable malaria vaccine may prevent million cases - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - 12 hours 38 min ago

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First viable malaria vaccine may prevent million cases
Times of India
The world's first viable malaria vaccine may soon be able to help fight the disease, after final trial results confirmed its potential to prevent millions of cases of the deadly disease every year. The first malaria vaccine candidate (RTS,S/AS01) to ...
Final trial results for world's most advanced malaria vaccine publishedMedical News Today
Malaria vaccine offers partial protectionSky News Australia
Final trial results of the world's most advanced malaria vaccineHealthCanal.com
Catholic Online -Huffington Post India
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Pharmacists, Rotary canvass private sector's support for malaria eradication ... - The Guardian Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - 13 hours 42 min ago

The Guardian Nigeria

Pharmacists, Rotary canvass private sector's support for malaria eradication ...
The Guardian Nigeria
The local chapter of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), during its awareness campaign against malaria in Ilorin, the state capital, noted that the high level of poverty in African countries makes the citizens prone to incessant ...
WMD 2015: Mortein champions the course to defeat Malaria in Nigeriaynaija
Lagos employs multi-pronged strategy to combat malaria - IDRISWorldStage

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11.7 million people in Vietnam threatened by malaria: WHO - Thanh Nien Daily

Malaria News Feeds - 14 hours 57 min ago

Thanh Nien Daily

11.7 million people in Vietnam threatened by malaria: WHO
Thanh Nien Daily
Some 11.7 million people live in malaria endemic areas across Vietnam, mostly in the central and southeastern provinces, according to the World Health Organization. The country, therefore, must "consolidate recent gains against malaria and accelerate ...
85 percent of malaria cases in the Muslim World: OfficialSaudi Gazette
World Malaria Day - most deaths are childreneTurboNews
Africa: Malaria Costs Africa US$12 Billion A YearFront Page Africa
The Nation -Merinews
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Malaria vaccine offers partial protection - Sydney Morning Herald

Malaria News Feeds - 15 hours 5 min ago

Sydney Morning Herald

Malaria vaccine offers partial protection
Sydney Morning Herald
Paris: Despite the investment of hundreds of millions of dollars since it was first developed in 1987, the world's most advanced malaria "candidate vaccine" offers young children only partial protection that wanes with time, but could still shield ...
Final trial results for world's most advanced malaria vaccine publishedMedical News Today
Final trial results of the world's most advanced malaria vaccineHealthCanal.com
World's First Malaria Vaccine Could Be Available By OctoberHuffington Post India

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Whither Malaria Elimination In Nigeria? - Leadership Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - 15 hours 48 min ago

Leadership Newspapers

Whither Malaria Elimination In Nigeria?
Leadership Newspapers
As the world commemorates World Malaria Day, WINIFRED OGBEBO writes on the disease that continues to kill mostly children and pregnant women while draining the country's purse. Hajiya Amina Sabo (24) was in her trimester when she had a bout of ...
WMD 2015: Mortein champions the course to defeat Malaria in Nigeriaynaija
Lagos employs multi-pronged strategy to combat malaria - IDRISWorldStage

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Africa: Malaria Costs Africa US$12 Billion A Year - Front Page Africa

Malaria News Feeds - 17 hours 23 min ago

ArabianBusiness.com

Africa: Malaria Costs Africa US$12 Billion A Year
Front Page Africa
In an interview with AllAfrica for World Malaria Day on April 25, Dr. Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, Executive Director of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, says while death rates have been cut radically, successes in the campaign to eradicate malaria have ...
Majority of malaria victims are said to be MuslimArabianBusiness.com
Invest in the Future, Defeat Malaria: My Stroll With Dr Fatoumata Nafo-TraoreHuffington Post
World Malaria Day - most deaths are childreneTurboNews
Saudi Gazette -The Nation
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In Attempt To Break World Record, Students Host Malaria Awareness Event - Harvard Crimson

Malaria News Feeds - 17 hours 32 min ago

In Attempt To Break World Record, Students Host Malaria Awareness Event
Harvard Crimson
With the goal of raising awareness about malaria, Harvard College Students Against Malaria attempted Saturday to break a world record for the longest chain of glowsticks by linking more than 10,000 glowsticks together in the Science Center Plaza.

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Children Who Take Vitamin A May Be Less Likely To Develop Malaria - University Herald

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2015 - 19:20

University Herald

Children Who Take Vitamin A May Be Less Likely To Develop Malaria
University Herald
"More than half of the world's population is at risk of contracting malaria, and the disease is a leading killer of children in some parts of the world, so we urgently need to find better ways to combat it," Maria-Graciela Hollm-Delgado, who led the ...

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Fighting malaria one bead at a time - Independent Online

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2015 - 07:26

Independent Online

Fighting malaria one bead at a time
Independent Online
Cape Town - Just like the “Goodbye Malaria” bracelets he beads furiously from strings attached to his only arm, the Crossroads grandfather believes that locals and foreign nationals are bound together. And they're as deserving of protection from ...
Help Fight Malaria, One Bracelet at a TimeExtra

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Final trial results for world's most advanced malaria vaccine published - Medical News Today

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2015 - 07:04

Medical News Today

Final trial results for world's most advanced malaria vaccine published
Medical News Today
Final trial data for the first malaria vaccine candidate to reach phase 3 of clinical testing suggests that the vaccine is partially effective up to 4 years after being given. According to its researchers, these results suggest the vaccine could ...
World's first malaria vaccine could be available by OctoberEconomic Times
Leading malaria vaccine fails to meet expectationsMohave Valley News
Malaria Vaccine Has Potential To Contribute To Disease ControlMedical Research News and Interviews on MedicalResearch.com (blog)

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Malaria cases on the rise in Delhi as temperatures soar to 40c - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 21:54

Daily Mail

Malaria cases on the rise in Delhi as temperatures soar to 40c
Daily Mail
“The cases of malaria have started to come. We are receiving two to three cases in a week. But as the temperature will rise, the numbers will also increase. We are suggesting people to take proper medication and use mosquito repellents at home,” said ...

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UN chief welcomes progress in fight against malaria, calls for more work to ... - UN News Centre

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 18:57

UN chief welcomes progress in fight against malaria, calls for more work to ...
UN News Centre
With support from a Global Fund grant, a woman and a child sleep under an insecticide-treated net in Atsapanethong District, Laos. Photo: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria ...

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1200 Kids Die From Malaria A Day. Low-Cost Preventative Treatments Could ... - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 14:47

Quartz

1200 Kids Die From Malaria A Day. Low-Cost Preventative Treatments Could ...
Huffington Post
Every day, 1,200 children succumb to malaria, deaths that could easily be prevented with effective and low-cost interventions. Saturday marks World Malaria Day, and while advocates are celebrating some noteworthy gains, they're also calling on the ...
Malaria doesn't have to be a death sentenceQuartz
World Malaria Day: call to close gaps in prevention and treatment to defeat ...World Health Organization
Fencing MalariaDaily News & Analysis
Vatican Radio -SciDev.Net
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Malaria doesn't have to be a death sentence - Quartz

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 13:10

Quartz

Malaria doesn't have to be a death sentence
Quartz
The sad truth about malaria is that it continues to be one of the most deadly conditions in the world. In 2013, 128 million people contracted malaria, of whom more than half a million died, and 1.2 billion people were at high risk of contracting the ...
Malaria Makes No Laughing Matter of MosquitoesHuffington Post Canada
Game shows mosquito's-eye view of malariaMedical Xpress

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The coming storm of drug-resistant malaria: Rick Fairhurst and Arjen Dondorp ... - cleveland.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 13:09

cleveland.com

The coming storm of drug-resistant malaria: Rick Fairhurst and Arjen Dondorp ...
cleveland.com
In this 2009 file photo, a mother holds her baby as she receives a new malaria vaccine as part of a trial at the Walter Reed Project Research Center in Kombewa in western Kenya. In the absence of new, proven anti-malarial drugs, the spread in Southeast ...
How can malaria control in rural Ghana be improved?SciDev.Net

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Malaria is on its way out – but the fight isn't finished - The Hill (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 12:22

BBC News

Malaria is on its way out – but the fight isn't finished
The Hill (blog)
As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the President's Malaria Initiative, and World Malaria Day today, we're seeing more access to treatment and smart malaria prevention and education measures making a difference in malaria-affected countries around ...
Cardiff Met joins fight against malaria in UgandaBBC News

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