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'Mumbai could see spurt in diarrhoea, malaria cases' - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2015 - 00:02

'Mumbai could see spurt in diarrhoea, malaria cases'
The Hindu
In a report, it suggested that due to poor pest control, deaths due to malaria and dengue will rise in the surrounding areas by 2017. According to the report, civic issues reaching breaking point will largely affect Kandivli, Malad, Jogeshwari, Andheri ...

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B'luru scientists find drug which could cure malaria with one dose - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 22:41

B'luru scientists find drug which could cure malaria with one dose
Times of India
The rapid spread of Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite which causes malaria in humans, has left nations battling it with a weakened arsenal and coping with thousands of deaths every year. This parasite has gradually become resistant to available ...

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'Mumbai could see spurt in diarrhoea, malaria cases' - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 18:32

The Hindu

'Mumbai could see spurt in diarrhoea, malaria cases'
The Hindu
There could be a spurt in deaths due to diarrhoea, malaria and dengue in Mumbai in the next three years, if amends are not made. Praja Foundation, a Mumbai-based NGO, on Tuesday predicted a substantial rise in diarrhoeal deaths due to water complaints ...

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Malaria Vaccine Isn't 'Perfect' But Will Help Save Children's Lives - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 17:39

Malaria Vaccine Isn't 'Perfect' But Will Help Save Children's Lives
Huffington Post
LONDON (AP) — The world's leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn't work very well and that initial protection fades over time. Despite the dismal results — it protects about one ...

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Malaria Vaccine Isn't 'Perfect' But Will Help Save Children's Lives - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 17:39

Malaria Vaccine Isn't 'Perfect' But Will Help Save Children's Lives
Huffington Post
LONDON (AP) — The world's leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn't work very well and that initial protection fades over time. Despite the dismal results — it protects about one ...

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Malaria cases decline dramatically in South - Inquirer.net

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 16:09

Malaria cases decline dramatically in South
Inquirer.net
DAVAO CITY—A dramatic decrease in the number of malaria cases in Southern Mindanao indicated that the campaign against the mosquito-borne infectious disease in the region was gaining ground, according to a top Department of Health (DOH) official.

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Malaria burden: The “bite” goes on - Daily Sun

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 15:08

Daily Sun

Malaria burden: The “bite” goes on
Daily Sun
Eradicating malaria or reducing its burden in most tropical countries, including Nigeria, has remained a major concern to governments in Africa and the international community because of high mortality rate caused by the disease. The World Health ...
Experts Call For More Funding For Malaria ResearchLeadership Newspapers
Malaria Vaccine Trial Boosts Efforts On EliminationThe Guardian
Study shows GSK vaccine protected children from malariaVaccine News Daily
Daily Times Nigeria -Nigerian Observer
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Nigeria: Malaria - 72520 Persons Benefit From NGO's Prevention Programme in ... - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 12:54

Nigeria: Malaria - 72520 Persons Benefit From NGO's Prevention Programme in ...
AllAfrica.com
Uyo — No fewer than 72,520 persons have benefitted from malaria prevention programmes being executed by an international non-governmental organisation, Africare, in AkwaIbom and Rivers States respectively. The director of the malaria programme, ...

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World Malaria Day - Beyond Mosquito Nets Distribution - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 12:54

The Guardian Nigeria

World Malaria Day - Beyond Mosquito Nets Distribution
AllAfrica.com
With the target set by United Nation that by 2015, Nigeria will be free from malaria if the estimated 60 million long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLITN) projected to be distributed across the country are actually judiciously distributed, it has ...
Ogun Commemorates World Malaria Day With Distribution of Free Drugs ...The Guardian

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Experts Call For More Funding For Malaria Research - Leadership Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 11:45

Leadership Newspapers

Experts Call For More Funding For Malaria Research
Leadership Newspapers
Malaria experts have said that more strategic planning and effective partnership with investment of more resources into malaria research remained the best way to eliminate the scourge in the country. The experts made the assertion on Wednesday at a ...
Malaria Vaccine Trial Boosts Efforts On EliminationThe Guardian
Study shows GSK vaccine protected children from malariaVaccine News Daily
Experts Call for Commitment, Funds to End Malaria ScourgeDaily Times Nigeria
Nigerian Observer -Gulf Daily News
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Imprisoned and with malaria, Trung Le rebuilt his life and now helps others ... - OCRegister

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 07:09

OCRegister

Imprisoned and with malaria, Trung Le rebuilt his life and now helps others ...
OCRegister
Trung Le, an immigration services specialist at Horizon Cross Cultural Center in Orange assists a client at his office. NICK AGRO, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER. Visit the Little Saigon page. For more coverage of the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, click ...

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Ogun Commemorates World Malaria Day With Distribution of Free Drugs ... - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 05:41

Ogun Commemorates World Malaria Day With Distribution of Free Drugs ...
The Guardian
The Ogun State Government has joined the rest of the world to commemorate the 2015 world Malaria Day (WMD). Addressing pressmen in Abeokuta, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Olaokun Soyinka said that the World Malaria Day was a World ...

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Ogun commemorates World Malaria Day with distribution of free drugs ... - The Guardian Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 05:24

The Guardian Nigeria

Ogun commemorates World Malaria Day with distribution of free drugs ...
The Guardian Nigeria
Addressing pressmen in Abeokuta, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Olaokun Soyinka said that the World Malaria Day was a World Health Organisation (WHO) initiative designed to create awareness on the disease, re-evaluate scaling up measures ...

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Scientists racing to beat mosquito resistance - BDlive

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 04:40

Scientists racing to beat mosquito resistance
BDlive
MOSQUITOES are rapidly developing resistance to insecticides used in bednets on which millions of people rely to protect them from malaria, experts say. Scientists are racing to develop new insecticides, warning that tens of thousands of people in ...

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Malaria vaccine trial boosts efforts on elimination - The Guardian Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - April 30, 2015 - 03:54

The Guardian Nigeria

Malaria vaccine trial boosts efforts on elimination
The Guardian Nigeria
Notwithstanding the success recently recorded in the first malaria vaccine by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), experts have urged Nigerians not to relent in their concerted effort against eliminating the killer disease. The experts who met at 2015 World Malaria ...
As The World Unites Against MalariaNigerian Observer

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Gates Foundation critiques our report on malaria vaccine - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - April 29, 2015 - 19:10

Humanosphere

Gates Foundation critiques our report on malaria vaccine
Humanosphere
Editor's note: Last week, Humanosphere reported on the disappointing clinical results of the latest (and perhaps final) test of an experimental malaria vaccine championed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, along with manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline.

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Microbiology: Malaria runs rings round artemisinin - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 29, 2015 - 17:37

Nature.com

Microbiology: Malaria runs rings round artemisinin
Nature.com
In parts of southeast Asia, malaria parasites are showing resistance to the active ingredient in artemisinin-based antimalarial drugs. Delineation of a cell-signalling pathway might help to explain this phenomenon. See Letter p.683 ...

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Mr. Chairman, reps from MOHS, other Line Ministries, UN Family Reps, NGO ... - Awareness Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 29, 2015 - 17:03

Awareness Times

Mr. Chairman, reps from MOHS, other Line Ministries, UN Family Reps, NGO ...
Awareness Times
Mr. Chairman, this day 25th April 2015 is World Malaria Day, a time when Sierra Leone joins the global family to commemorate global efforts to control and eliminate malaria. The theme for this year's commemoration which incidentally is the eight World ...
Nature | Seven DaysNature.com

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Nature | Seven Days - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 29, 2015 - 16:01

Nature.com

Nature | Seven Days
Nature.com
Malaria vaccine A candidate malaria vaccine known as RTS,S/AS01, which has been in development for nearly 30 years, has failed to prevent deaths in a trial of more than 14,000 toddlers and infants. The results, reported on 24 April (RTS,S Clinical ...

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Experts Say, Nigeria Far From Eliminating Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 29, 2015 - 12:32

Experts Say, Nigeria Far From Eliminating Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Lagos — Unless there is further encouraging news about the trial vaccines currently going on in seven African countries, Nigeria's programme on malaria may be far from achieving the desired result of eliminating malaria. Although the promising trial ...

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