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Malaria-bearing mosquitoes may carry new disease - Science /AAAS

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 22:23

Science /AAAS

Malaria-bearing mosquitoes may carry new disease
Science /AAAS
A new experimental study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that malaria-bearing mosquitoes may also transmit a poorly understood disease known to cause fevers and headaches, Quartz reports. In laboratory studies, the ...
Mosquitos are horrible little monsters and now they're spreading a miserable ...Quartz
Mosquitoes may also be a vector for Rickettsia felisPhys.Org

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Vanderbilt professor hopes 'crazy idea' will combat malaria - The Tennessean

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 22:08

Vanderbilt professor hopes 'crazy idea' will combat malaria
The Tennessean
A Vanderbilt University professor is working to decide if a "crazy idea" could become a crucial tool in the fight against malaria and other deadly diseases. Laurence J. Zwiebel, a professor of biological sciences and pharmacology, wants to develop a ...

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Dengue fever and malaria bring new woes to Yemen - The National

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 20:16

The National

Dengue fever and malaria bring new woes to Yemen
The National
Sanaa // Thousands of Yemenis have been struck down by dengue fever and malaria due to a chronic shortage of fuel and prolonged electricity outages. Doctors in Hodeidah province say the number of cases in recent weeks from the mosquito-borne ...

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Amid war and power outages, Yemenis struck by diseases - The National

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 18:52

The National

Amid war and power outages, Yemenis struck by diseases
The National
Sanaa // Thousands of Yemenis have been struck down by dengue fever and malaria due to a chronic shortage of fuel and prolonged electricity outages. Doctors in Hodeidah province say the number of cases in recent weeks from the mosquito-borne ...

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Modern housing could cut risk of malaria by up to half, study says - Fox News

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 14:38

Modern housing could cut risk of malaria by up to half, study says
Fox News
Modernizing mud huts and other traditional housing could significantly cut the risk of malaria for people living in some of the highest risk areas of Africa, Asia and South America, according to new research. Scientists who studied the impact of types ...

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Africa: Malaria Consortium Welcomes the G7 Commitment to Fighting Neglected ... - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 13:26

Africa: Malaria Consortium Welcomes the G7 Commitment to Fighting Neglected ...
AllAfrica.com
The Group of 7 (G7), which consists of representatives from the leading world powers, met at their annual summit meeting from 7-8 June 2015 to discuss a variety of key global challenges. Amongst these was a recognition of the global toll of the 17 ...

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Modern housing could cut risk of malaria by up to half, study shows - BDlive

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 11:01

BDlive

Modern housing could cut risk of malaria by up to half, study shows
BDlive
For their study, published on Tuesday in the Malaria Journal, Lindsay and co-researcher Lucy Tusting of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine reviewed 90 studies comparing malaria cases in modern houses with cases in traditional houses ...
Novartis Supports Pan-African Meeting to Move Faster to Malaria EliminationAfrica Science News Service
Malaria forecasts could save livesenvironmentalresearchweb
Novartis supports Pan-African meeting on faster malaria eliminationStarAfrica.com

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Modern housing could cut risk of malaria by up to half: study - Yahoo News

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 08:59

Yahoo News

Modern housing could cut risk of malaria by up to half: study
Yahoo News
For their study, published on Tuesday in the Malaria Journal, Lindsay and co-researcher Lucy Tusting of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine reviewed 90 studies comparing malaria cases in modern houses with cases in traditional houses ...
Study: Modern Housing Could Cut Risk of Malaria by Up to HalfVoice of America
Modern housing reduces malaria riskMedical Xpress
London School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineEurekAlert (press release)

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12 dengue cases, eleven malaria cases reported in Mysuru - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 08:10

12 dengue cases, eleven malaria cases reported in Mysuru
The Hindu
As many as 12 dengue cases and eleven malaria cases have been reported in Mysuru from January to June 1. Over 132 suspected H1N1 cases were also reported in the city and of them 67 cases are proved positive. One person died of H1N1 in Mysuru.

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Leidos to Help USAID Facilitate Malaria Vaccine R&D Projects; Jerry Hogge ... - GovConWire

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 07:51

Leidos to Help USAID Facilitate Malaria Vaccine R&D Projects; Jerry Hogge ...
GovConWire
The company said Monday it will provide scientific and management services for USAID's Malaria Vaccine Development Program under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Jerry Hogge, Leidos health deputy group president, said the company brings decades of ...
Leidos Awarded $23.7 Million Contract To Support USAID Malaria Vaccine ...MarketWatch
Leidos (LDOS) Receives $23.7M USAID ContractStreetInsider.com

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Modern Housing May Reduce Malaria Risk By Half - University Herald

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 04:28

University Herald

Modern Housing May Reduce Malaria Risk By Half
University Herald
"Improved housing has huge potential to reduce malaria transmission around the globe and to keep malaria at bay where we have eliminated it," professor Steve Lindsay, co-author of the study, said in a statement. "Since many of the world's major vector ...

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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 03:06

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers reviewed 90 studies in Africa, Asia and South America comparing malaria cases in traditional houses (mud, stone, bamboo or wood walls; thatched, mud or wood roofs; earth or wood floors) and modern houses (closed eaves, ceilings, screened ...

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Study: Modern Housing Could Cut Risk of Malaria by Up to Half - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - June 9, 2015 - 01:47

Voice of America

Study: Modern Housing Could Cut Risk of Malaria by Up to Half
Voice of America
For their study, published on Tuesday in the Malaria Journal, Lindsay and co-researcher Lucy Tusting of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine reviewed 90 studies comparing malaria cases in modern houses with cases in traditional houses ...
Modern housing could cut risk of malaria by up to half - studyReuters
Modern housing reduces malaria riskMedical Xpress
London School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineEurekAlert (press release)

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Modern housing reduces malaria risk

Science Daily - Malaria - June 9, 2015 - 01:29
As mosquitoes become resistant to insecticides and malaria parasites become resistant to drugs, researchers looked at how making changes to houses might contribute to tackling the deadly disease. They revealed that people living in modern homes were 47 percent less likely to be infected with malaria than those living in traditional houses, which suggests that housing is an important risk factor for malaria.
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Modern housing could cut risk of malaria by up to half - study - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2015 - 23:11

Medical Xpress

Modern housing could cut risk of malaria by up to half - study
Reuters
LONDON Modernizing mud huts and other traditional housing could significantly cut the risk of malaria for people living in some of the highest risk areas of Africa, Asia and South America, according to new research. Scientists who studied the impact of ...
London School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineEurekAlert (press release)

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Modern housing reduces malaria risk - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2015 - 23:00

Medical Xpress

Modern housing reduces malaria risk
Medical Xpress
Researchers reviewed 90 studies in Africa, Asia and South America comparing malaria cases in traditional houses (mud, stone, bamboo or wood walls; thatched, mud or wood roofs; earth or wood floors) and modern houses (closed eaves, ceilings, screened ...

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Leidos Awarded $23.7 Million Contract To Support USAID Malaria Vaccine ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2015 - 20:08

GovConWire

Leidos Awarded $23.7 Million Contract To Support USAID Malaria Vaccine ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Development of a malaria vaccine with 80 percent efficacy, and duration of greater than four years, would be an important additional tool to help countries achieve elimination. Under the contract, Leidos will implement a series of research and ...
Leidos to Help USAID Facilitate Malaria Vaccine R&D Projects; Jerry Hogge ...GovConWire
Leidos (LDOS) Receives $23.7M USAID ContractStreetInsider.com

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Leidos Awarded $23.7 Million Contract To Support USAID Malaria Vaccine ... - MarketWatch

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2015 - 20:07

Leidos Awarded $23.7 Million Contract To Support USAID Malaria Vaccine ...
MarketWatch
Under the contract, Leidos will implement a series of research and development projects directed by USAID to support MVDP's continued effort to develop a highly efficacious, cost-effective malaria vaccine. The company's responsibilities may also ...
Leidos (LDOS) Receives $23.7M USAID ContractStreetInsider.com

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Leidos Awarded $23.7 Million Contract To Support USAID Malaria Vaccine ... - MarketWatch

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2015 - 20:07

Leidos Awarded $23.7 Million Contract To Support USAID Malaria Vaccine ...
MarketWatch
Malaria continues to be a major public health problem in many parts of the developing world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 584,000 people died of malaria in 2013, mostly African children. The current WHO target is ...

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Demba Marong Win Gunjur Kulukochi Anti-Malaria Marathon Race - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 8, 2015 - 18:08

Demba Marong Win Gunjur Kulukochi Anti-Malaria Marathon Race
AllAfrica.com
Demba Marong has been crowned champion of Gunjur Kulukochi Anti-Malaria Marathon race held in Gunjur on Friday. The theme for the Marathon race was fight against Malaria, the first-ever marathon race featuring three categories such as male 10 ...

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