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Nigeria spends N420bn annually on malaria -FG - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - November 10, 2014 - 19:12

Nigeria spends N420bn annually on malaria -FG
The Punch
The Federal Government spends over N420bn annually on the treatment of malaria, while over 77 per cent of malaria patients indulge in self-medication, the National Coordinator of the National Malaria Control Programme, Nnenna Ezekwe, has said.
Nigeria Loses N420 Billion to Malaria YearlyAllAfrica.com

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A Rare Form of Malaria Is Spreading in Malaysia - New York Times

Malaria News Feeds - November 10, 2014 - 18:52

Mongabay.com

A Rare Form of Malaria Is Spreading in Malaysia
New York Times
A rare and sometimes lethal form of malaria usually found only in monkeys is becoming so common in Malaysia that it accounts for most malaria hospitalizations there, scientists have found. In the Malaysian part of the island of Borneo, a parasite ...
Human infections by 'monkey malaria' increasing as forests disappearMongabay.com

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South Africa makes great progress in malaria control - Health24.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 10, 2014 - 07:40

Health24.com

South Africa makes great progress in malaria control
Health24.com
“South Africa has made considerable strides in the fight against malaria by cutting mortality rates by an impressive 85% over the past twelve years,” says Dr Pete Vincent of Netcare Travel Clinics and Tokai Medicross Family Medical and Dental Centre.

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Progress in the Development of Anti-malarial Quinolones - Medscape

Malaria News Feeds - November 10, 2014 - 05:19

Progress in the Development of Anti-malarial Quinolones
Medscape
Available anti-malarial tools have over the ten-year period prior to 2012 dramatically reduced the number of fatalities due to malaria from one million to less than six-hundred and thirty thousand. Although fewer people now die from malaria, emerging ...

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Nigeria Loses N420 Billion to Malaria Yearly - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 10, 2014 - 03:58

Nigeria Loses N420 Billion to Malaria Yearly
AllAfrica.com
Nigeria spends over N42 billion on malaria treatment annually and over 77 per cent of malaria patients indulge in self-medication. Also, Nigeria contributes 25 per cent of the total malaria burden globally and in every 30 seconds, a child dies of ...

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Ebola test on patient who has malaria - Herald Scotland

Malaria News Feeds - November 10, 2014 - 03:07

Daily Mail

Ebola test on patient who has malaria
Herald Scotland
The patient, who it is understood has recently returned from west Africa, has already tested positive for malaria, and is being kept in isolation at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. A spokesman for the PHA said: "The Public Health Agency has ...
Ebola given to more than 250 mice and monkeys at Porton Down weapons ...Daily Mail
No HSE high alert despite North ebola scareIrish Examiner
Ebola: Belfast woman tested for virus may have come into contact with airline ...Mirror.co.uk
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Human infections by 'monkey malaria' increasing as forests disappear - Mongabay.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 10, 2014 - 02:48

Mongabay.com

Human infections by 'monkey malaria' increasing as forests disappear
Mongabay.com
Sixty-eight percent of malaria hospitalizations in Malaysia last year were caused by a once-rare strain of the disease traditionally limited to macaque monkeys. However, as deforestation has put humans and wild animals in closer proximity, Plasmodium ...

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Boost in fight against malaria as Novartis Pharmaceuticals donates 200000 drugs - The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - November 9, 2014 - 21:00

Boost in fight against malaria as Novartis Pharmaceuticals donates 200000 drugs
The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Ministry of Health is expected to receive 200,000 dispersible paediatric anti-malarial drugs from a private company. The drugs expected from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Company in partnership with Kimberly-Clark Corporation, the parent company of ...

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Collective effort will be required to make progress against malaria - The National

Malaria News Feeds - November 9, 2014 - 19:07

The National

Collective effort will be required to make progress against malaria
The National
With strong coordination by the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, and under the technical leadership of the World Health Organisation, malaria mortality rates have declined by more than 40 per cent globally and by nearly 50 per cent in Africa – where 90 ...

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Ebola threat in Sierra Leone no greater than that posed by pneumonia and ... - WalesOnline

Malaria News Feeds - November 9, 2014 - 16:31

WalesOnline

Ebola threat in Sierra Leone no greater than that posed by pneumonia and ...
WalesOnline
A Welsh nurse who has spent the past six years training healthcare staff in a children's hospital in Sierra Leone says the threat of death from pneumonia and malaria is just as worrying as the spread of Ebola in the country. Angela Lewis, who visited ...
Aid group calls for changing Ebola response in LiberiaUSA TODAY
West Africa's expat community dwindles amid EbolaQuincy Herald Whig

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MSF helps respond to an upsurge of malaria cases - The Daily Star

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2014 - 18:17

MSF helps respond to an upsurge of malaria cases
The Daily Star
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has helped respond to an upsurge in malaria cases in the Bandarban district of the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh, treating nearly 1,700 patients in the last three months, the international medical organisation ...

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Gates Foundation boosts aid to stamp out malaria - Sioux City Journal

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2014 - 17:16

Gates Foundation boosts aid to stamp out malaria
Sioux City Journal
NEW ORLEANS | Philanthropist Bill Gates says he wants to end malaria in his lifetime and will give more money toward that goal, part of his broader fight against tropical diseases that are getting unusual public attention because of the Ebola epidemic.

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'She's full of sh**!' Cheryl slates Girls Aloud Nadine - Daily Star

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2014 - 09:50

Daily Star

'She's full of sh**!' Cheryl slates Girls Aloud Nadine
Daily Star
Chezza believes that Walsh, 62, implied that she faked her life-threatening bout of malaria. She came down with the potentially fatal disease after visiting in Tanzania. When quizzed about the suspected storytelling, Mrs Fernandez-Versini revealed: "I ...
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini blasts Louis Walsh as "sick" after he 'questioned' if ...Scottish Daily Record
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini says former Girls Aloud bandmate Nadine Coyle is ...Mirror.co.uk
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini slams Nadine Coyle for lying about Girls Aloud's splitExpress.co.uk

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Musicians and Dancers from FELA! to Perform at Malaria No More Gala Next Week - Broadway World

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2014 - 04:21

Musicians and Dancers from FELA! to Perform at Malaria No More Gala Next Week
Broadway World
Fela Kuti famously sang about malaria and other scourges in Africa in his song Yellow Fever in 1976 -- now, nearly 40 years later Malaria No More and its partners -- including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations -- are working towards the critical ...

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Asia plays an important role in bid to stop malaria - Bangkok Post

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2014 - 23:40

Asia plays an important role in bid to stop malaria
Bangkok Post
The numbers of malaria cases in these areas are relatively low, but experts predict that if artemisinin resistance was to take a hold on the Indian subcontinent the consequences could be incalculable. The gains of over two decades of global struggles ...

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The Mosquito Brigades - Wall Street Journal

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2014 - 22:06

Wall Street Journal

The Mosquito Brigades
Wall Street Journal
Since then, war has been judged good for economies, science, medicine (especially surgery) and other aspects of modern life. These propositions can be argued either way, but Karen Masterson 's timely book examines the case of malaria research during ...

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Ebola in graphics - The Economist (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2014 - 20:17

NDTV

Ebola in graphics
The Economist (blog)
To then graphically include deaths from TB, HIV, malaria and diarrhea in Nigeria (population of about 177 million) creates a hugely false impression because there is no ongoing Ebola issue in Nigeria. You are adding in deaths from these four other ...
Ebola hits health care access for other diseasesCortez Journal

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Bangladesh: MSF responds to an upsurge in malaria cases - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2014 - 16:48

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Bangladesh: MSF responds to an upsurge in malaria cases
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
An MSF nurse and two village health workers are visiting the remote village of Kuruk Pata in Alikadam Upazilla to provide malaria treatment to the population. To reach the village the MSF team had to travel 3 hours by boat. MSF has been working in ...

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Monkey malaria jumping to humans and on the rise - New Scientist

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2014 - 16:22

Virginia Connection Newspapers

Monkey malaria jumping to humans and on the rise
New Scientist
WHILE Ebola stalks West Africa, another animal-borne disease is invading humans: monkey malaria. It is now causing most of the severe malaria in Malaysian Borneo, and may be adapting to people, warns Balbir Singh of the University of Malaysia in ...
Herndon's Malaria MeltdownVirginia Connection Newspapers
Uncommon malaria spreading in MalaysiaScience News
Monkeys Emerge As Malaria Reservoirs In MalaysiaAsian Scientist Magazine
Earthweek - A Diary of the Planet
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Louis Walsh didn't believe Cheryl had malaria - would he believe 1500 others? - Mirror.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2014 - 15:41

Mirror.co.uk

Louis Walsh didn't believe Cheryl had malaria - would he believe 1500 others?
Mirror.co.uk
Green: Malaria-free. Yellow: Caution advised. Red: Malaria everywhere. Cheryl contracted malaria in Tanzania which is in east Africa. But most of the malaria cases come from Western Africa, which includes countries like Nigeria, the Gambia, Sierra ...

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