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Whats Worse Than Ebola in West Africa? Almost Everything - Daily Beast

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Daily Beast

Whats Worse Than Ebola in West Africa? Almost Everything
Daily Beast
Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia—the West African nations now hardest hit with the Ebola epidemic—also had the highest per capita rates of maternal mortality, HIV infections and malaria deaths in sub-Saharan Africa. A shocking statistic among many is ...
Other Major Diseases Are Going Untreated In West Africa Because Of EbolaNeon Tommy
Ebola 'Tipping Point' Could Come By Late January, Reports RMSInsurance Journal
Ebola virus: Treatment made from blood of survivors could be available within ...The Independent
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Africa: Using Maths to Find the Best Weapon Against Malaria - AllAfrica.com

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Africa: Using Maths to Find the Best Weapon Against Malaria
AllAfrica.com
... and Economic Modelling Group of the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit in Bangkok, Thailand, explains how scientists at the unit use a data-driven approach to develop mathematical models showing how drug-resistant malaria is transmitted ...

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Malaria Is a Top Focus of the ExxonMobil Foundation. Here's Who It's Funding - Inside Philanthropy

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 19:46

Malaria Is a Top Focus of the ExxonMobil Foundation. Here's Who It's Funding
Inside Philanthropy
The ExxonMobil Foundation has been around since 1955, but it didn't begin working on malarial issues until around 2000. In fact, the Foundation is so dead set on eradicating the world of this preventable scourge that it dedicates virtually all of its ...

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A gut bacterium that attacks dengue and malaria pathogens and their mosquito vectors

Science Daily - Malaria - October 23, 2014 - 18:22
Just like those of humans, insect guts are full of microbes, and the microbiota can influence the insect's ability to transmit diseases. A new study reports that a bacterium isolated from the gut of an Aedes mosquito can reduce infection of mosquitoes by malaria parasites and dengue virus. The bacterium can also directly inhibit these pathogens in the test tube, and shorten the life span of the mosquitoes that transmit both diseases.
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To beat malaria and dengue, vaccinate the mosquitoes - Science Now

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 18:06

Entomology Today

To beat malaria and dengue, vaccinate the mosquitoes
Science Now
If there's one thing the malaria parasite wants, it's to get inside the guts of a mosquito. Once there, it releases hundreds of wormlike cells that enter the human body through a bloodsucking bite. Now, scientists have found a way to make mosquitoes ...
A gut bacterium that attacks dengue and malaria pathogens and their mosquito ...Science Codex

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A gut bacterium that attacks dengue and malaria pathogens and their mosquito ... - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 18:02

Entomology Today

A gut bacterium that attacks dengue and malaria pathogens and their mosquito ...
Medical Xpress
When the researchers tested whether Csp_P could act against the malaria or dengue pathogens directly, they found that the bacterium, likely through production of toxic metabolites, can inhibit growth of Plasmodium at various stages during the parasite ...
To beat malaria and dengue, vaccinate the mosquitoesScience Now

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Using maths to find the best weapon against malaria - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 16:29

Using maths to find the best weapon against malaria
SciDev.Net
[BANGKOK] One major difficulty in the fight against infectious diseases is to identify the right interventions and the best way to combine them. Mathematical models allow predictions to be made about the likely impact of various strategies before funds ...

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Why Ebola Is a Wake Up for Infection Control

Scientific American - October 23, 2014 - 15:13
Just as the CDC’s and other experts’ thoughts on Ebola and infection control have evolved with experience, mine have taken a slight twist as well.

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Skin patch detects malaria less painfully - helpmeoutDOC News - A consistent flow of medical news

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 12:37

helpmeoutDOC News - A consistent flow of medical news

Skin patch detects malaria less painfully
helpmeoutDOC News - A consistent flow of medical news
A small skin patch detects malaria proteins and could replace the traditional blood diagnostic test, new study found. Scientists have designed and tested successfully a skin patch that detected malaria proteins in mice, leading to promising prospects ...
Skin patches may replace traditional blood testZee News
Skin patches may replace blood diagnostic testFinancial Express
Skin Patch Could Replace the Syringe for Disease DiagnosisInfection Control Today
University Herald
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Drones Are Tracking Malaria-Carrying Monkeys - Yahoo News

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 12:20

Design & Trend

Drones Are Tracking Malaria-Carrying Monkeys
Yahoo News
Rates of malaria carried by mosquitoes that typically bite monkeys have been rising—leading researchers to investigate why and how that Is happening. “One of the hypotheses is that it's due to environmental change, which includes an increase in ...
Aerial Drones Used To Fight MalariaDesign & Trend
How Drones Are Fighting Infectious DiseaseYahoo News UK

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Sri Lanka celebrates two years without malaria - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 11:44

Sri Lanka celebrates two years without malaria
Medical Xpress
Sri Lanka has not reported a local case of malaria since October 2012, according to the Sri Lankan Anti-Malarial Campaign. If it can remain malaria-free for one more year, the country will be eligible to apply to the World Health Organization for ...

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Data and mobile - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 10:42

Data and mobile
Devex
Of all the tools in the malaria fight (including the obvious ones such as nets, testing, treatment and spraying) mobile phones may be the ones that tip the balance toward ending this disease. That's why at Malaria No More we've been bold in proclaiming ...

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Nigeria Mobile Software Solution on Malaria, Wins WSA Award - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 09:53

HumanIPO

Nigeria Mobile Software Solution on Malaria, Wins WSA Award
AllAfrica.com
Mobile Software Solutions a company established a year ago as an IT Start-up focused on e-Health, and designed to address the malaria scourge in Nigeria and Africa, has emerge the Best Mobile Software Solution in Africa 2014. Mobile Software was ...
Nigerian ehealth startup wins Best Mobile Software Solution in Africa awardHumanIPO

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Real time maps could predict and prevent the spread of malaria - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 06:00

The Guardian

Real time maps could predict and prevent the spread of malaria
The Guardian
Latest estimates show that malaria currently affects more than 200 million people around the world, with the majority in developing countries. This new open platform tool could allow NGO workers to record data of malaria cases and see whether their ...

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Nigeria Mobile Software Solution on Malaria, Wins WSA Award - THISDAY Live

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 03:12

Nigeria Mobile Software Solution on Malaria, Wins WSA Award
THISDAY Live
The Mobile Software Solution called the Malaria Destroyer Game (MDG), a leading African Mobile Games Company, was in March this year selected as the Best Mobile App. Game of the year by “All amber" the brand platform for Mobile West Africa ...

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Drones Are Tracking Malaria-Carrying Monkeys - TakePart

Malaria News Feeds - October 23, 2014 - 00:16

TakePart

Drones Are Tracking Malaria-Carrying Monkeys
TakePart
On the Indonesian island of Borneo, one-pound aerial drones are hard at work mapping the potential for malaria to jump from macaque monkeys to humans. Rates of malaria carried by mosquitoes that typically bite monkeys have been rising—leading ...
How Drones Are Fighting Infectious DiseaseLive Science

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Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge - NPR (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 22, 2014 - 20:44

NPR (blog)

Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge
NPR (blog)
Aerial drones are targeting a new enemy: malaria. Four hundred feet above a Malaysian forest, a three-foot eBee drone hovers and takes pictures with a 16-megapixel camera every 10 to 20 seconds. But it's not gathering images of the mosquitoes that ...

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Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge - NPR (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 22, 2014 - 20:44

NPR (blog)

Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge
NPR (blog)
Aerial drones are targeting a new enemy: malaria. Four hundred feet above a Malaysian forest, a three-foot eBee drone hovers and takes pictures with a 16-megapixel camera every 10 to 20 seconds. But it's not gathering images of the mosquitoes that ...
Drones help show how environmental changes affect the spread of infectious ...Medical Xpress

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Civic body to intensify drive against malaria, dengue - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - October 22, 2014 - 19:43

Civic body to intensify drive against malaria, dengue
Times of India
"Not every patient with viral is detected with dengue or malaria. Around 70% patients admitted to OPD have some form of viral and around 20% of these are suspected to be suffering from malaria or dengue," said Dr Prashant Jawade, civic medical ...

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Sri Lanka Celebrates Two Years Without Malaria - UCSF News Services

Malaria News Feeds - October 22, 2014 - 18:37

Sri Lanka Celebrates Two Years Without Malaria
UCSF News Services
Sri Lanka has not reported a local case of malaria since October 2012, according to the Sri Lankan Anti-Malarial Campaign. If it can remain malaria-free for one more year, the country will be eligible to apply to the World Health Organization for ...

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