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Officials say Tulsa hospital patient with fever has malaria, not Ebola - Tulsa World

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Tulsa World

Officials say Tulsa hospital patient with fever has malaria, not Ebola
Tulsa World
A person who was admitted to a Tulsa hospital with a fever after recently traveling to West Africa has tested positive for malaria, according the Tulsa City-County Health Department. The person, who hasn't been identified, was at OSU Medical Center as ...
Malaria, not Ebola, in Tulsa County patientTahlequah Daily Press
Health Dept.: Person monitored for Ebola tests positive for malaria after ...kjrh.com
Tulsa man being monitored for Ebola-like symptomsKOCO Oklahoma City
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Bacteria Lowers Mosquito-Transmission of Malaria, Dengue - Scientific American

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Bacteria Lowers Mosquito-Transmission of Malaria, Dengue
Scientific American
Upon further study, the researchers say this mosquito-occupant could be a remarkably versatile weapon to fight malaria and dengue fever. Because Chromobacterium shortens the lifespan of disease-transmitting mosquito species that harbor it; and kills ...

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Ebola in Liberia – Malaria must be treated too - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Ebola in Liberia – Malaria must be treated too
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
Every year, malaria claims victims in Liberia. The disease is endemic there. However, with the Ebola epidemic, it has become very difficult, if not impossible, to obtain treatment. In response, MSF has begun distributing antimalarials in Monrovia ...
Doctors Without Borders Begins Malaria Program in Ebola-Ravaged Monrovia ...eNews Park Forest

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Rishi Kapoor hospitalised for dengue, malaria - Indian Express

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Indian Express

Rishi Kapoor hospitalised for dengue, malaria
Indian Express
Actor Rishi Kapoor has been hospitalised for dengue and malaria, according to a spokesperson of the Lilavati Hospital at suburban Bandra West. “Rishi Kapoor is undergoing treatment for dengue and malaria,” a Lilavati Hospital spokesperson told PTI.
Rishi Kapoor hospitalised for malariaTimes of India
Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor hospitalised for dengue, malariaDaily News & Analysis

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Rishi Kapoor in hospital with dengue and malaria - Times of India

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Rishi Kapoor in hospital with dengue and malaria
Times of India
Actor Rishi Kapoor has been hospitalized with dengue and malaria, said officials at Lilavati Hospital, Bandra Reclamation. Incidentally, a fortnight ago, BMC officials found mosquito breeding spots at his Pali Hill residence. "When we went back for a ...

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Mosquitoes breed near district hospital's malaria unit - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - October 30, 2014 - 23:01

Mosquitoes breed near district hospital's malaria unit
Times of India
GHAZIABAD: A huge pool of stagnant water located just a few yards from the malaria detection unit of the city's main district hospital, has become a breeding site for mosquitoes. The place, where the mosquitoes are breeding, is also very near the ...

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Increased dosing of malaria drug in children could decrease risk of infection - HealthCanal.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 30, 2014 - 20:42

Increased dosing of malaria drug in children could decrease risk of infection
HealthCanal.com
Piperaquine is a long-acting malaria drug that kills residual parasites and decreases the risk of reinfection. A study led by Uppsala University researcher Martin Bergstrand shows that increasing the dose used in children could potentially decrease the ...

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MSF Begins Malaria Program in Ebola-Ravaged Monrovia, Liberia - Doctors Without Borders

Malaria News Feeds - October 30, 2014 - 18:05

Doctors Without Borders

MSF Begins Malaria Program in Ebola-Ravaged Monrovia, Liberia
Doctors Without Borders
Malaria is endemic in Liberia but due to the incredible demand of the Ebola outbreak on the medical system, basic health care such as malaria treatment is now very difficult, if not impossible, to find in Monrovia. MSF's program is designed to both ...
Liberia: 300000 people at risk of malaria as Ebola epidemic damages ...MSF UK (press release)
MSF warns Liberia Ebola 'progress' could be illusoryYahoo News UK

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Drugs that target male parasite cells could stop malaria being passed on - Imperial College London

Malaria News Feeds - October 30, 2014 - 17:49

Drugs that target male parasite cells could stop malaria being passed on
Imperial College London
Targeting male parasite cells during sexual reproduction could help to prevent malaria transmission, according to a new study. Researchers from Imperial College London looked at cells in the malaria parasite called gametocytes, which are the ...

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Increased dosing of malaria drug in children could decrease risk of infection - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - October 30, 2014 - 13:13

Medical Xpress

Increased dosing of malaria drug in children could decrease risk of infection
Medical Xpress
Piperaquine is a long-acting malaria drug that kills residual parasites and decreases the risk of reinfection. A study led by Uppsala University researcher Martin Bergstrand shows that increasing the dose used in children could potentially decrease the ...

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Rishi Kapoor hospitalised for malaria - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - October 30, 2014 - 12:05

Times of India

Rishi Kapoor hospitalised for malaria
Times of India
Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who was admitted to a hospital here after suffering from malaria, is likely to be discharged Thursday, said a source. The 62-year-old was hospitalised Wednesday at Lilavati hospital. READ MORE: Rishi Kapoor - The evergreen ...
Rishi Kapoor Hospitalised for Dengue and MalariaOutlook

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Three APF men test positive for 'malaria' - E Kantipur

Malaria News Feeds - October 30, 2014 - 02:15

Three APF men test positive for 'malaria'
E Kantipur
KATHMANDU, OCT 30 - Three of the 131 Armed Police Force personnel who had returned from peacekeeping missions in Ebola-hit Liberia on October 15 have tested positive for “malaria”, health authorities said on Wednesday. Four days after being placed ...

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Three APF men test positive for 'malaria' - E Kantipur

Malaria News Feeds - October 30, 2014 - 02:15

Three APF men test positive for 'malaria'
E Kantipur
KATHMANDU, OCT 30 - Three of the 131 Armed Police Force personnel who had returned from peacekeeping missions in Ebola-hit Liberia on October 15 have tested positive for “malaria”, health authorities said on Wednesday. Four days after being placed ...

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Gombe hails FG's N1.6bn annual malaria expenditure - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 17:21

Gombe hails FG's N1.6bn annual malaria expenditure
The Punch
The Federal Government was on Wednesday commended for expending N1.6bn annually to fight malaria. Gombe State Commissioner for Health, Dr Ishaya Kennedy, gave this commendation during the commencement of the distribution of insecticide treated ...

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Eliminating malaria deaths with text messages shows promise - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 15:33

Humanosphere

Eliminating malaria deaths with text messages shows promise
Humanosphere
It may sound too good to be true, but text messages are an effective tool in the global anti-malaria effort. The parasite, spread among people by mosquitoes, kills more than 600,000 people each year. Insecticide-treated bednets are well documented as ...
Text Messages Are a Surprisingly Effective Anti-Malaria MeasureNew York Magazine
Simple text message reminders may help fight malariaFox News
Text messages could help fight malaria, say Harvard scientistsFirstpost
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Total Oil Campaigns Against Malaria With Football Game - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 13:09

Total Oil Campaigns Against Malaria With Football Game
AllAfrica.com
Total Oil Company Gambia, on Thursday celebrated a daylong campaign against malaria with a football game organised between Bakau Central and New Town played at the community's football ground. The event which was funded by Total Oil and ...

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England announce four-year partnership with Unicef in bid to tackle malaria - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 00:11

Daily Mail

England announce four-year partnership with Unicef in bid to tackle malaria
Daily Mail
England stars Wayne Rooney and Joe Hart have teamed up with Unicef, the world's leading children's organisation, to help battle malaria. The duo are part of the England Footballers Foundation (EFF) four-year partnership with Unicef to help fight the ...
Unicef teams with England Footballer's Foundation to raise awareness of malariaThe Drum
England stars including Wayne Rooney throw weight behind Unicef malaria ...Mirror.co.uk
England stars join malaria fightshropshirestar.com
UNICEF UK (blog)
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England stars including Wayne Rooney throw weight behind Unicef malaria ... - Mirror.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 00:10

UNICEF UK (blog)

England stars including Wayne Rooney throw weight behind Unicef malaria ...
Mirror.co.uk
Man Utd star Rooney, 29, said: “It's unbelievable that every 90 minutes - the time it takes to play a football match - 180 children will lose their lives to malaria. “As captain of the England football team I am hugely proud that we are able to help ...
One goal: England footballers team up to tackle the danger of malariaUNICEF UK (blog)
Unicef teams with England Footballer's Foundation to raise awareness of malariaThe Drum
England announce four-year partnership with Unicef in bid to tackle malariaDaily Mail
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One goal: England footballers team up to tackle the danger of malaria - UNICEF UK (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 28, 2014 - 23:02

UNICEF UK (blog)

One goal: England footballers team up to tackle the danger of malaria
UNICEF UK (blog)
Today, some of the country's top footballers are taking on their most challenging opponent yet. The England Footballer's Foundation are teaming up with Unicef in a new four-year partnership to help tackle malaria, which still kills a child every 30 ...
Unicef teams with England Footballer's Foundation to raise awareness of malariaThe Drum
England announce four-year partnership with Unicef in bid to tackle malariaDaily Mail
England stars including Wayne Rooney throw weight behind Unicef malaria ...Mirror.co.uk
Daily News & Analysis -The Courier
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