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Study in Nigeria Finds 1 in 10 Malaria Drugs Are Poor Quality - Drug Discovery & Development

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2015 - 22:02

Drug Discovery & Development

Study in Nigeria Finds 1 in 10 Malaria Drugs Are Poor Quality
Drug Discovery & Development
The drug quality team of the Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) Consortium at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine analyzed 3,024 antimalarials containing artemisinin (the component that makes malaria treatment effective) from ...

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Study in Nigeria Finds 1 in 10 Malaria Drugs Are Poor Quality - Drug Discovery & Development

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2015 - 22:02

Drug Discovery & Development

Study in Nigeria Finds 1 in 10 Malaria Drugs Are Poor Quality
Drug Discovery & Development
The drug quality team of the Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) Consortium at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine analyzed 3,024 antimalarials containing artemisinin (the component that makes malaria treatment effective) from ...

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Patient has malaria, not Ebola, University of Kansas Hospital officials say - Kansas City Star

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2015 - 00:41

Kansas City Star

Patient has malaria, not Ebola, University of Kansas Hospital officials say
Kansas City Star
A patient under treatment at the University of Kansas Hospital who recently returned from the West African nation of Sierra Leone does not have Ebola, hospital officials said Saturday. Tests sent to a regional lab in Nebraska indicated the patient has ...
UPDATE: KU Hospital says Kansas City patient tests negative for EbolaKSHB
Hospital: KC-area man tests negative for Ebola virusfox4kc.com
No Ebola for patient at KU HospitalLawrence Journal World
Reuters
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UPDATE: KU Hospital says Kansas City patient tests negative for Ebola - KSHB

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2015 - 00:07

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UPDATE: KU Hospital says Kansas City patient tests negative for Ebola
KSHB
"We knew that when the tests showed he had malaria as the likely cause for his symptoms that Ebola was unlikely. But his concerns and ours are the same - to be absolutely sure that it couldn't be a result of the Ebola virus infection. We are quite ...
Ebola tests on KU Hospital patient come back negativeKMBC Kansas City
University Of Kansas Hospital Monitors Possible Ebola PatientTech Times
Ebola: A bumpy road to zero transmissionKashmir Times
Lawrence Journal World -Reuters
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Give free drugs to contain malaria, says Senator Bonny Khalwale - The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - May 30, 2015 - 21:00

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Give free drugs to contain malaria, says Senator Bonny Khalwale
The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Kakamega Senator Bonny Khalwale has proposed a raft of measures to help curb malaria deaths at the Kakamega General hospital. This came following reports that 12 children below the age of five had died of malaria in the past two weeks in the hospital's ...

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Give free drugs to contain malaria, says Senator Bonny Khalwale - The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - May 30, 2015 - 21:00

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Give free drugs to contain malaria, says Senator Bonny Khalwale
The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
"We want Kakamega hospitals to stock sufficient anti-malaria and malaria drugs, make malaria treatment free, establish a satellite blood centre and employ more staff to curb malaria and other common ailments that are killing our people," Khalwale said ...

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Two parasite types may worsen malaria in humans - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2015 - 21:30

Vaccine News Daily

Two parasite types may worsen malaria in humans
Healio
Two genetically distinct Plasmodium knowlesi parasite subpopulations associated with different monkey host species in Malaysia are causing malaria in humans, raising the possibility that hybridization could lead to the creation of a more virulent ...
New Findings Shed Light on Complexities of Emerging Zoonotic MalariaDrug Discovery & Development
New study reveals complex emerging zoonotic malariaVaccine News Daily

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5 more die of malaria in western Kenya, death toll rising to 12 - Global Times

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2015 - 15:26

5 more die of malaria in western Kenya, death toll rising to 12
Global Times
An outbreak of malaria has hit Kakamega County in Western Kenya after five more children below the age of five died at the region's referral hospital Thursday evening. The latest development has brought the death to 12, with at least 100 children ...

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Africa awaits first malaria vaccine candidate approval - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2015 - 13:45

Africa awaits first malaria vaccine candidate approval
SciDev.Net
Mary Hamel, an epidemiologist, principal investigator at KEMRI/CDC and senior technical advisor of the malaria branch at the Center for Global Health at the CDC, says that if the vaccine is licensed, phase IV studies would follow to find out why the ...

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New Findings Shed Light on Complexities of Emerging Zoonotic Malaria - Drug Discovery & Development

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2015 - 13:39

Vaccine News Daily

New Findings Shed Light on Complexities of Emerging Zoonotic Malaria
Drug Discovery & Development
Zoonotic malaria has been shown to be caused by two genetically distinct Plasmodium knowlesi parasite subpopulations associated with different monkey host species in Malaysia, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens. The authors ...
New study reveals complex emerging zoonotic malariaVaccine News Daily

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Bulgaria: 50 years malaria free - World Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2015 - 08:55

Bulgaria: 50 years malaria free
World Health Organization
On 29 May 2015, Bulgaria celebrates 50 years of being malaria free. This is the result of the enormous efforts of several generations of health workers, who first combated malaria and then managed to keep the country free of the disease. The Ministry ...

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New findings shed light on complexities of emerging zoonotic malaria

Science Daily - Malaria - May 28, 2015 - 18:28
Zoonotic malaria has been shown to be caused by two genetically distinct Plasmodium knowlesi parasite subpopulations associated with different monkey host species in Malaysia, according to new research. The authors believe this could have important implications for how the parasite adapts and spreads in humans.
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New findings shed light on complexities of emerging zoonotic malaria - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2015 - 18:21

New findings shed light on complexities of emerging zoonotic malaria
EurekAlert (press release)
Zoonotic malaria has been shown to be caused by two genetically distinct Plasmodium knowlesi parasite subpopulations associated with different monkey host species in Malaysia, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens. The authors ...

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New findings shed light on complexities of emerging zoonotic malaria - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2015 - 18:03

New findings shed light on complexities of emerging zoonotic malaria
Medical Xpress
Zoonotic malaria has been shown to be caused by two genetically distinct Plasmodium knowlesi parasite subpopulations associated with different monkey host species in Malaysia, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens. The authors ...

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Ogun Govt Partners Spanish Firm On Malaria Control - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2015 - 14:33

Ogun Govt Partners Spanish Firm On Malaria Control
AllAfrica.com
Abeokuta — Ogun state government has partnered a Spanish company, Inesfly, to control and eradicate the spread of malaria in the state. While addressing journalists in Abeokuta, the state Health Commissioner, Dr. Olaokun Soyinka said "We are not just ...

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Ogun Govt Partners Spanish Firm on Malaria Control - THISDAY Live

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2015 - 13:22

Ogun Govt Partners Spanish Firm on Malaria Control
THISDAY Live
The commissioner lamented that malaria had become a complicated disease which had proven difficult to end over the years. He therefore, said that the state government was ready to partner anybody or group willing to assist in the roll-back-malaria task.

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Mozambique's Drive to Control Malaria Puts Collaboration At Its Core - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2015 - 10:31

Mozambique's Drive to Control Malaria Puts Collaboration At Its Core
AllAfrica.com
Mozambique, where malaria is nationally endemic and still a major driver of mortality especially among children, is a good example of how collaboration between government, civil society and the private sector can contribute to an effective response to ...

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11 Countries With The Highest Rates of Malaria in The World - Insider Monkey (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2015 - 10:29

Insider Monkey (blog)

11 Countries With The Highest Rates of Malaria in The World
Insider Monkey (blog)
Unfortunately, our world does not give a pretty picture when we talk about 11 countries with the highest rates of Malaria in the World but it is better to face the reality rather than to avoid it. One of the major problems faced by the world today is ...

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Cartoon: Will the world be malaria-free in 15 years? - GP online

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2015 - 09:21

GP online

Cartoon: Will the world be malaria-free in 15 years?
GP online
In its 2015-2030 malaria elimination strategy, the WHO said it planned to cut incidences of malaria by 40% by 2020 and 90% by 2030. Malaria will be completely eliminated in all Greater Mekong Sub region countries – which include Thailand, Cambodia and ...

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Malaria deaths worry residents in western Kenya - spyghana.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2015 - 22:53

spyghana.com

Malaria deaths worry residents in western Kenya
spyghana.com
The Ministry of Public reports released last month on the World Malaria Day estimated the prevalence of malaria in the region at 40.9 percent in children under five, 36.9 percent in children above five years and malaria in pregnancy at 0.6 percent ...

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