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Steward treated for malaria in Turkey's west, days after stewardess dies of ... - Hurriyet Daily News

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2015 - 09:19

Hurriyet Daily News

Steward treated for malaria in Turkey's west, days after stewardess dies of ...
Hurriyet Daily News
Durmaz, who went to an Istanbul hospital complaining of fever symptoms, was treated for the flu twice. She was admitted to Turkish Airline's personal health unit after the fever did not ease. Diagnosed with malaria, Durmaz was immediately hospitalized ...

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Ebola crisis in Guinea 'has set back malaria fight' - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2015 - 01:50

BBC News

Ebola crisis in Guinea 'has set back malaria fight'
BBC News
The continuing Ebola epidemic in Guinea has set back the country's fight against malaria, say experts. They estimate 74,000 cases of malaria went untreated in 2014 because clinics were either closed or patients were too scared to seek help. They warn ...
Ebola Leads To Unexpected Rise In Malaria DeathsForbes
Thousands of Guinea malaria cases go untreated amid Ebola fearsThe Guardian
Ebola may have caused spike in Guinea's malaria deathsAl Jazeera America
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New Laser Scan For Malaria Diagnosis Headed For Trials In Africa - AFKInsider

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2015 - 01:09

New Laser Scan For Malaria Diagnosis Headed For Trials In Africa
AFKInsider
It's a weapon that fights malaria – a laser scan can give an accurate diagnosis in seconds, without breaking the skin, just like the fictional tricorder in the movie “Star Trek.” It works by pulsing energy into a vein in a person's wrist or earlobe ...

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Malaria Cases on Alarming Rise in Agency Areas in Dist - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2015 - 00:33

Malaria Cases on Alarming Rise in Agency Areas in Dist
The New Indian Express
VISAKHAPATNAM: Malaria and other fevers are reporting to be raging in the agency area of Visakhapatnam district. Though the monsoon is yet reach its peak, malaria has spread like wild fire in the entire agency. For the first time after a decade, 3,438 ...

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Malaria deaths in Guinea may exceed Ebola toll - Malay Mail Online

Malaria News Feeds - June 24, 2015 - 00:26

Malaria deaths in Guinea may exceed Ebola toll
Malay Mail Online
A health worker checks the temperature of a woman leaving Guinea at the border with Mali in Kouremale, October 2, 2014.— Reuters picLONDON, June 24 — The Ebola outbreak in Guinea may have led to 74,000 new cases of malaria going untreated, ...

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Ebola epidemic in Guinea may have led to 74,000 extra untreated cases of malaria in 2014

Science Daily - Malaria - June 24, 2015 - 00:00
Around 74,000 fewer malaria cases than expected were seen at health facilities in Guinea in 2014 compared with pre-Ebola years, new research has found. This has led to a rising number of malaria deaths which is likely to greatly exceed the total number of deaths caused by Ebola itself (2,444 in Guinea by June 14, 2015).
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Ebola epidemic was disaster for malaria control: study - Yahoo News UK

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 23:34

Yahoo News UK

Ebola epidemic was disaster for malaria control: study
Yahoo News UK
Untreated malaria in Guinea surged as a result of the Ebola scare and probably caused far more deaths than the dreaded haemorrhagic fever itself, doctors reported Wednesday. Tens of thousands shunned seeking help for malaria, fearing infection from ...

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Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak - Daily Item

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 23:07

Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak
Daily Item
LONDON (AP) — Malaria likely killed many more people than usual in the West African nation of Guinea during last year's Ebola outbreak, a new study suggests, as tens of thousands with potential signs of the mosquito-spread disease probably shunned ...

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Thousands of Guinea malaria cases go untreated amid Ebola fears - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 23:01

Thousands of Guinea malaria cases go untreated amid Ebola fears
The Guardian
Tens of thousands of malaria cases went untreated in Guinea last year as people with symptoms shunned health clinics for fear of being sent into isolation at Ebola treatment centres, according to authoritative research. A major paper from infectious ...
Malaria Killed More People Than Usual in Ebola OutbreakABC News
Malaria deaths in Guinea likely to exceed Ebola toll as patients shun clinicsReuters

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Study: Malaria killed more people than usual during Guinea's Ebola outbreak - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 22:35

Study: Malaria killed more people than usual during Guinea's Ebola outbreak
Minneapolis Star Tribune
LONDON — Malaria likely killed many more people than usual in the West African nation of Guinea during last year's Ebola outbreak, a new study suggests, as tens of thousands with potential signs of the mosquito-spread disease probably shunned health ...

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Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak - Post-Bulletin

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 22:31

Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak
Post-Bulletin
LONDON (AP) — Malaria likely killed many more people than usual in the West African nation of Guinea during last year's Ebola outbreak, a new study suggests, as tens of thousands with potential signs of the mosquito-spread disease probably shunned ...

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Another Turkish Airlines flight attendant taken to hospital with suspected malaria - Daily Sabah

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 20:27

Another Turkish Airlines flight attendant taken to hospital with suspected malaria
Daily Sabah
Düzer applied to a hospital in his hometown Afyon for various complaints and he was taken into intensive care unit with suspected malaria. It has been reported that he was responding to the treatment, but he would be kept under observation just in case.

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Ebola led to 74000 extra untreated malaria cases? - The Asian Age

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 20:26

Ebola led to 74000 extra untreated malaria cases?
The Asian Age
In a startling revelation, a new research has suggested that the Ebola epidemic in Guinea may have led to 74,000 extra untreated cases of malaria in 2014. According to a recent study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, around 74,000 ...

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Star Trek-Like 'Tricorder' Laser Instrument Can Detect Malaria Through Skin - Tech Times

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 12:46

Tech Times

Star Trek-Like 'Tricorder' Laser Instrument Can Detect Malaria Through Skin
Tech Times
The malaria parasites, entering humans through the bite of infected mosquitos, have become more resistant to drugs, and despite global programs, efficient screening and early diagnosis are largely unavailable in the countries most affected by malaria ...

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New technology could detect malaria through skin in 20 seconds - htxt.africa

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 12:10

htxt.africa

New technology could detect malaria through skin in 20 seconds
htxt.africa
So it's good news that scientists have developed a new method for malaria detection that aims to be cheaper and unobtrusive. It's called The Transdermal Diagnosis of Malaria Using Vapor Nanobubbles, and if that sounds like a long-winded name for ...

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Local Companies Join War Against Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 11:45

Local Companies Join War Against Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Global efforts to control and eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, reducing malaria mortality by half in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the World Malaria Report 2013 published by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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97 per cent of Nigerians prone to Malaria attack - MAPS - DailyPost Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - June 23, 2015 - 06:21

DailyPost Nigeria

97 per cent of Nigerians prone to Malaria attack - MAPS
DailyPost Nigeria
The Malaria Action Program for States (MAPS), an NGO, on Monday said 97 per cent of Nigerians are prone to malaria attack. A consultant with the project, Mr Umar Garba, said this in Gusau while briefing stakeholders on the importance of using treated ...

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Health Officials Say 2 Men Died of Malaria in Springfield - CBS Local

Malaria News Feeds - June 22, 2015 - 22:34

CBS Local

Health Officials Say 2 Men Died of Malaria in Springfield
CBS Local
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Cerebral malaria was the cause of death for two men from South Africa whose bodies were found at a southwest Missouri motel where they had stopped during a motorcycle trip, health officials said Monday. Gerrit Strydom, 45, and ...
Health officials say 2 men died of malaria in Missouri motelfox2now.com
Malaria cause of death for two dead in Springfield hotelSpringfield News-Leader

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Health officials say 2 men died of malaria in Missouri motel - fox2now.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 22, 2015 - 19:12

KSPR

Health officials say 2 men died of malaria in Missouri motel
fox2now.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Health officials say two men from South Africa whose bodies were found at a motel in southwest Missouri died of cerebral malaria. The Greene County Medical Examiner's office said Monday that 45-year-old Gerrit Strydom and ...
Malaria cause of death for two dead in Springfield hotelSpringfield News-Leader
2 deaths at hotel in Springfield were from cerebral malariaKSPR

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Laser 'tricorder' can diagnose malaria through the skin - New Scientist

Malaria News Feeds - June 22, 2015 - 17:37

New Scientist

Laser 'tricorder' can diagnose malaria through the skin
New Scientist
It's a weapon that fights malaria – a laser scan can give an accurate diagnosis in seconds, without breaking the skin, just like the fictional tricorder in Star Trek. It works by pulsing energy into a vein in a person's wrist or earlobe. The laser's ...

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