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Eradicating malaria myths: It is no monsoon malady, has no vaccine - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 09:23

Hindustan Times

Eradicating malaria myths: It is no monsoon malady, has no vaccine
Hindustan Times
According to the latest report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), since 2000 malaria mortality rates have decreased by 47% worldwide. It is estimated that more than four million malaria-related deaths have been averted, approximately 97% of which ...
New malaria vaccine could be available in monthsRapid News Network

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'When people come with severe malaria, it is like a race against time' - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 09:00

The Guardian

'When people come with severe malaria, it is like a race against time'
The Guardian
In her 12-square-metre outpost in Ethiopia's Oromia region, Nure Kieltaji represents the frontline in the fight against malaria. She works as a community health worker, one of two people offering basic primary healthcare to more than 1,000 people in ...

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World malaria day – quiz - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 08:00

The Guardian

World malaria day – quiz
The Guardian
World malaria day – quiz. Half the world's population is at risk from malaria, but how much do you know about the disease? Bite back and test your knowledge with these questions, set by Malaria No More. Share ...

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Chemical cons malaria mosquitoes about to lay eggs - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 06:38

The Guardian Nigeria

Chemical cons malaria mosquitoes about to lay eggs
SciDev.Net
Around 600,000 people die from malaria every year. The vast majority of these deaths occur in Africa, where female Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes are responsible for transmitting malaria between people. Current mosquito control methods, which include ...
US, others, must sustain the fight against malariaDurham Herald Sun
Vaccine Reduces Malaria By 54 Percent In African ChildrenThe Guardian Nigeria
World Malaria Day: No medicine can prevent malaria, say doctorsHindustan Times
Oxfam America (press release) (blog) -EurActiv -Arab News
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United Methodists fill a lead role in global effort to stem malaria - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 04:00

The Oshkosh Northwestern

United Methodists fill a lead role in global effort to stem malaria
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
After speaking at a Florida congregation recently, United Methodist Bishop Thomas Bickerton was ushered into the church's gymnasium and handed a basketball. The challenge: For every basket he made, church members paid $10 toward global malaria ...
Harvest United Methodist Church of LWR donates $45000 to wipe out malaria in ...Bradenton Herald
United Methodist Church Raises Millions In Small Donations To Fight MalariaHuffington Post
Imagining no malariaThe Hill
The Oshkosh Northwestern -La Crosse Tribune -Portage Daily Register
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Help Fight Malaria, One Bracelet at a Time - Extra

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 00:38

Extra

Help Fight Malaria, One Bracelet at a Time
Extra
Since its inception, Malaika for Life has provided malaria medication to over 36,000 people in Tanzania. The “Buy a Bracelet Save a Life” program helps pay for the medication, as well as provide employment to the women who make the jewelry. To learn ...

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How maps packed with data help scientists fight malaria - PBS NewsHour

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2015 - 00:18

How maps packed with data help scientists fight malaria
PBS NewsHour
High-tech maps may help researchers understand and predict disease outbreaks like malaria, an illness that kills between 600,000 and 1 million people each year. Scientists have begun using temperatures, rainfall patterns and other data to better target ...

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Malaria control in Tanzania and Nigeria - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 23:11

Malaria control in Tanzania and Nigeria
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Malaria is an infectious disease caused by a parasite named Plasmodium falciparum, which is transmitted via the bites of infected mosquitoes. After infection, the parasites multiply in human liver and then infect red blood cells. It is a life ...

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City shows way, tames malaria - Chandigarh Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 20:59

Chandigarh Tribune

City shows way, tames malaria
Chandigarh Tribune
The incidence of malaria, a disease that killed thousands of people the world over until 2012, has come down drastically in the past 25 years. From a total of 26,046 cases of malaria reported from Chandigarh in 1991, before malaria was declared a ...
World Malaria Day 2015 - More Funds Needed At Crucial Moment in ...AllAfrica.com
Cases declining but city not yet malaria-freeTimes of India

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New LED Lights Could Play Huge Role In Ending Malaria - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 20:09

New LED Lights Could Play Huge Role In Ending Malaria
Huffington Post
Researchers have pinpointed a potentially impactful weapon in the fight against malaria: LED light. The deadly virus killed an estimated 584, 000 people in 2013, mostly in poor and developing regions of Africa, according to the World Health ...

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More Bad News for Malaria Vaccine - NBCNews.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 17:12

NBCNews.com

More Bad News for Malaria Vaccine
NBCNews.com
An experimental malaria vaccine only protects about a third of children from malaria over four years, but it could still save millions of lives, researchers reported Thursday. It's the final report on the vaccine called RTS,S/AS01, the only vaccine ...
World's First Viable Malaria Vaccine Shows Success in TrialsTIME
Problems Found With Glaxo's Malaria VaccineWall Street Journal
World's first malaria vaccine moves closer to use in AfricaReuters
BBC News -The Guardian -MedPage Today
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Malaria Makes No Laughing Matter of Mosquitoes - Huffington Post Canada

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 17:01

Malaria Makes No Laughing Matter of Mosquitoes
Huffington Post Canada
This year, malaria deaths are expected to spike upwards, after more than a decade of steady decline. The reason: Ebola. The fragile health systems in West Africa have been stretched to the limit in the Ebola fight, and routine measures to combat ...

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World Malaria Day: No medicine can prevent malaria, say doctors - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 16:43

Hindustan Times

World Malaria Day: No medicine can prevent malaria, say doctors
Hindustan Times
To mark World Malaria Day on Saturday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has released updated guidelines for the treatment of the disease, especially for malaria-endemic regions such as South East Asia. However, experts have said that some of these ...
David Reddy: delivery of new anti-malaria drugs to poor countries is vital in ...The Pharmaceutical Journal

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David Reddy: delivery of new anti-malaria drugs to developing countries is ... - The Pharmaceutical Journal

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 16:11

The Pharmaceutical Journal

David Reddy: delivery of new anti-malaria drugs to developing countries is ...
The Pharmaceutical Journal
David Reddy is the chief executive officer the Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), a public-private partnership that seeks to develop and facilitate the delivery of quality anti-malaria drugs at affordable prices to people in developing countries.

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Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to More Malaria Deaths - WebMD

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 14:54

Yahoo News

Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to More Malaria Deaths
WebMD
"The ongoing Ebola epidemic in parts of West Africa largely overwhelmed already fragile health care systems in 2014, making adequate care for malaria impossible and threatening to jeopardize progress made in malaria control and elimination over the ...
Ebola outbreak likely driving malaria deaths: studyYahoo News
Public Release: 23-Apr-2015 The Lancet Infectious Diseases: 3.5 million extra ...EurekAlert (press release)
3.5 million cases of malaria untreated due to Ebola in 2014Daily News & Analysis

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Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11000 More Malaria Deaths: Study - U.S. News & World Report

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 14:19

Medical Xpress

Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11000 More Malaria Deaths: Study
U.S. News & World Report
THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 11,000 extra deaths due to malaria may have occurred in 2014 because of disruptions in health care services caused by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a new study suggests. Another 3,900 extra ...
3.5 million extra untreated cases of malariaMedical Xpress
Ebola outbreak likely driving malaria deaths: studyYahoo News

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Controlling malaria: steps towards elimination - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 14:12

BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Controlling malaria: steps towards elimination
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
World Malaria Day 2015 aims to highlight recent progress in malaria control efforts and bring together global initiatives to eliminate the disease. To mark this year's theme – invest in the future, defeat malaria – we take a look at some recent ...
To Defeat Malaria, Ensure Access to Quality MedicinesVanguard
David Reddy: delivery of new anti-malaria drugs to poor countries is vital in ...The Pharmaceutical Journal

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Malaria epidemic in “a pediatric unit crammed ... - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 14:11

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Democratic Republic of Congo: Malaria epidemic in “a pediatric unit crammed ...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
From November 2014 to January 2015, the General Hospital of reference (HGR) of Rutshuru in the province of North Kivu, DRC, treated hundreds of children, the first victims of an unprecedented malaria peak. This is the most important malaria peak which ...

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Hope for an effective malaria therapy with just one tablet - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - April 24, 2015 - 12:56

Medical Xpress

Hope for an effective malaria therapy with just one tablet
Medical Xpress
Approximately 584,000 people worldwide die of malaria each year. The epidemic strongly associated with poverty claims most of its victims in Africa, where it particularly affects the weakest, children and pregnant women. Current therapies have to be ...

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Hope for an effective malaria therapy with just one tablet

Science Daily - Malaria - April 24, 2015 - 12:50
Approximately 584,000 people worldwide die of malaria each year. The epidemic strongly associated with poverty claims most of its victims in Africa, where it particularly affects the weakest, children and pregnant women. Current therapies have to be taken over several days to be effective against malaria.
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