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Ship illness reported to be malaria - WLOX

Malaria News Feeds - September 18, 2014 - 03:49

Ship illness reported to be malaria
WLOX
Initial tests on the sick crew members on board a ship from Africa indicate that they are suffering from malaria, according to Jefferson Parish Councilman Chris Roberts. However the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - the lead agency on the ...

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Ship illness reported to be malaria - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana ... - WBXH

Malaria News Feeds - September 18, 2014 - 03:43

Ship illness reported to be malaria - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana ...
WBXH
Initial tests on the sick crew members on board a ship from Africa indicate that they are suffering from malaria, according to Jefferson Parish Councilman Chris Roberts. However the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - the lead agency on the ...

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CDC says crew members aboard a ship at Belle Chasse have malaria ... - WGNO

Malaria News Feeds - September 18, 2014 - 03:39

CDC says crew members aboard a ship at Belle Chasse have malaria ...
WGNO
BELLE CHASSE, La. (WGNO) – The Marine Phoenix is in a holding pattern in the Mississippi River at Belle Chasse. WGNO News was able to board a boat and get close up shots of the ship. We are told the Marine Phoenix is an oil tanker coming from Africa.

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Official: CDC said critically ill person from ship has malaria - WXIA-TV

Malaria News Feeds - September 18, 2014 - 03:16

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Official: CDC said critically ill person from ship has malaria
WXIA-TV
Jefferson Parish John Young said federal health officials have informed him that the patient was being treated for malaria, and it is not contagious. Young said when he asked why the patient was taken to West Jefferson Medical Center, he was told by ...

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Malaria identified as cause of illness on ship docked in New Orleans - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 18, 2014 - 02:47

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Malaria identified as cause of illness on ship docked in New Orleans
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
Federal health officials have identified malaria as the cause of an illness that hospitalized at least one crew member aboard a ship docked Wednesday evening in New Orleans. Jefferson Parish Councilman Chris Roberts said the Centers for Disease Control ...
Update: Critically ill ship passenger has malariaTHV 11
Councilman: Ship illness is malariaBayoubuzz
No trace of Ebola on New Orleans-bound ship, CDC insistsWDSU New Orleans
WGNO -UPI.com
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Update: Critically ill ship passenger has malaria - THV 11

Malaria News Feeds - September 18, 2014 - 02:38

THV 11

Update: Critically ill ship passenger has malaria
THV 11
Jefferson Parish John Young said federal health officials have informed him that the patient was being treated for malaria, and it is not contagious. The ship, headed for New Orleans, docked before reaching its destination. Area officials say they ...

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Official: CDC said critically ill person has malaria - WWL

Malaria News Feeds - September 18, 2014 - 02:16

WWL

Official: CDC said critically ill person has malaria
WWL
Jefferson Parish John Young said federal health officials have informed him that the patient was being treated for malaria, and it is not contagious. Young said when he asked why the patient was taken to West Jefferson Medical Center, he was told by ...
CDC says crew members aboard a ship at Belle Chasse have malaria ...WGNO
Report: critically ill patient taken from freighter has malariaWWL First News

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No malaria cases in civil hospital? Unbelievable! - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - September 18, 2014 - 00:28

No malaria cases in civil hospital? Unbelievable!
Times of India
LUDHIANA: Even after getting 30-40 cases of blood testing for malaria every day, there are no cases being reported from Lord Mahavir Civil Hospital, Ludhiana. According to records at the civil surgeon's office, so far, 65 cases have been reported in ...

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Health officials waiting for ship to dock in New Orleans; Crew sick with illness - WDSU New Orleans

Malaria News Feeds - September 17, 2014 - 22:13

Health officials waiting for ship to dock in New Orleans; Crew sick with illness
WDSU New Orleans
Editors Note: Initial information from health officials stated the crew was sick with malaria-like symptoms, but the CDC said in a recent statement issued to media outlets that the specific illness the crew members were experiencing wasn't immediately ...

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Infectious disease Mosquitoes awaken malaria - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 17, 2014 - 17:19

Infectious disease Mosquitoes awaken malaria
Nature.com
Mosquitoes biting a malaria-carrying host coax the malaria parasite to come out of hiding, resulting in greater disease transmission. Sylvain Gandon at the National Centre of Scientific Research in Montpellier, France, and his colleagues infected ...

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Motorcycling to Ebola Treatment Could Spread the Infection - Scientific American

Malaria News Feeds - September 17, 2014 - 12:42

Motorcycling to Ebola Treatment Could Spread the Infection
Scientific American
“It's a tangible risk,” says Jack Chow, professor of global health at Carnegie Mellon University and former assistant director general of the World Health Organization on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Although guidelines have been prepared for ...

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New malaria risk outlook model set to the test - Solomon Star

Malaria News Feeds - September 17, 2014 - 00:40

New malaria risk outlook model set to the test
Solomon Star
A new model to combat malaria in the country has been developed through a pilot early warning system that is now ready to be tested. This project (MalaClim pilot project) brings together the Solomon Islands meteorological services and the Vector-Borne ...

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Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fight - Q13 FOX

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 20:41

Q13 FOX

Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fight
Q13 FOX
“The Ebola outbreak poses a serious threat to their post-conflict recovery.” More people are believed to have died in these countries from secondary diseases like malaria and tuberculosis and from chronic illnesses and pregnancies with complications ...

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Ebola is deadly but malaria steals more lives - Al Jazeera America

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 18:35

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Ebola is deadly but malaria steals more lives
Al Jazeera America
A 17-year-old named Ibrahim Abbas came down with a fever in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, and blood tests showed he had malaria. Healthcare providers refused to touch him, fearing he had Ebola. Others simply did not have medical supplies to ...
In Conversation: David Nabarro, the Man on the Front Line of the Ebola CrisisHuffington Post
'We Are Laying Down Like Dogs': The Long Wait For Ebola Treatment in LiberiaVICE News
Containing Ebola Outbreak Requires American LeadershipForbes
WDIV Detroit
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19 ways to beat malaria - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 16:02

The Guardian

19 ways to beat malaria
The Guardian
Nets are best: Insecticide treated nets are still the most cost effective tool to prevent malaria with the potential to reduce up to 50% of cases, despite the growing threat of insecticide resistance. Maintain awareness: In countries or areas in pre ...

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Ebola is deadly but malaria steals more lives - Aljazeera.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 13:29

Aljazeera.com

Ebola is deadly but malaria steals more lives
Aljazeera.com
African nations are in the grip of a notoriously virulent virus that has caused panic, but malaria remains a top killer. Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 13:28. Musaazi Namiti. Musaazi Namiti is an online editor and team leader with Al Jazeera English's ...
The Path Forward on Ebola and Other Public Health EmergenciesForbes
EVD - African Techies Call for More Robust Technology Based ResponseVanguard
West Africa - Respect Rights in Ebola Response - Protect Health Workers, Limit ...Human Rights Watch

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Stop Malaria - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 09:14

Stop Malaria
New Vision
Media and Creative Assistance to implement demand creation activities - Uptake of Intermittent Presumptive Treatment among pregnant women (IPTp), Long Lasting Insecticidal Treated Nets (LLINs) usage, care, repair and Test and Treat. Click here for more.

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Confederation of African Football (CAF) highlights Commitment to Fight Against Malaria during Annual Meetings in Addis Ababa

Roll Back Malaria - September 16, 2014 - 09:00
United Against Malaria(UAM), a campaign of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership, commends the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) for its ongoing commitment to malaria control in Africa...
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GHIT Fund announces new grants to tackle malaria, chagas disease and dengue - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 06:46

GHIT Fund announces new grants to tackle malaria, chagas disease and dengue
News-Medical.net
The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund), a new public health partnership that is bringing Japanese know-how and investment to the global fight against infectious diseases, today announced seven grant investments totaling US$15.3 ...
Burnet Scientists ID Proteins For Malaria VaccinesBioResearch Online (press release)

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Nets given in fight against malaria in West Pokot - The Standard Digital News

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2014 - 06:34

Nets given in fight against malaria in West Pokot
The Standard Digital News
The West Pokot government is set to distribute over 300,000 mosquito nets to curb rising cases of malaria. County Chief Officer for Health James Akudian said the process of registering potential beneficiaries was ongoing and the distribution would ...

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