Malaria Newswire (Page 9)

Malaria Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Malaria. (Page 9)

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  1. Florida leads U.S. in ramping up mosquito programs over Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Reuters

    ... the use of pesticides such as DDT, has spread the outbreaks of mosquito-borne illnesses such as West Nile, dengue, malaria and chikungunya to countries such as the United States, where the diseases are not endemic. The CDC recommendations for ...

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  2. How Many Zika Cases Are There In Venezuela: 4,000 Or 400,000?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | National Public Radio

    ... it ceased publishing weekly epidemiological bulletins reporting infection rates for a range of diseases including malaria, dengue and chikungunya. Oletta says the government's communication strategy on Zika is just the latest example of this ...

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  3. The quality and diagnostic value of open narratives in verbal...Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | BioMed Central

    ... and symptoms, treatment and cultural. Most discrepancies were seen in the reporting of diagnoses and symptoms (e.g., malaria diagnosis); only one pair demonstrated no clear differences. The average number of clinical symptoms reported was 9 in open ...

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  4. Roatan, Honduras: Part 1 of 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... in Honduras, American dollars are accepted and there are ATMs everywhere. We are also being advised to take anti-malaria medication and bring bug spray containing DEET to ward off mosquitoes as well as "no see ums". ...

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  5. Why we don't already have a vaccine for Zika - and other mosquito-borne virusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... vaccine, Zika vaccine has not been on the radar. Other severe and potentially fatal mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, and West Nile virus affect millions of people each year and have been a higher priority. That has all changed with ...

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  6. Using Advanced Mathematical Calculations as a Tool to Improve Human HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    ... to antigens from pathogens, nanoparticles can create simple, potent and cost-effective vaccines. Clinical tests on a malaria vaccine designed in this way are due to start soon. Researchers at York and Torino, led by biophysicist Professor Reidun ...

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  7. Gene editing: As Britain OKs research, what are the facts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Local Tech Wire

    ... say one day the technique might help treat devastating inherited diseases, such as muscular dystrophy, or wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes. Last summer, researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at ...

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  8. Johns Hopkins Biologist Scott Bailey Receives $250,000 President's Frontier AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Newswise

    ... Biology within the university's Bloomberg School of Public Health. Bailey also is affiliated with the school's Malaria Research Institute. Bailey learned about the award during a surprise presentation on Feb. 1 in his lab on the university's East ...

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  9. This 'Bear-Beating' Health Care Stock Could Soon SoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | TheStreet.com

    ... to reduce overhead and process patients more efficiently. Alere provides tests for HIV, tuberculosis, dengue fever, malaria, strep and influenza. Alere generated annual sales of $2.5 billion in 2014. Abbott Labs, based in Chicago, is a ...

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  10. AP News Guide: Facts about gene editing as Britain OKs studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KIII

    ... say one day the technique might help treat devastating inherited diseases, such as muscular dystrophy, or wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes. But one concern is that gene editing also might eventually lead to so-called designer babies. Here's a ...

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  11. Canada, India to collaborate on health and sustainable technologiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Newkerala.com

    ... Research Collaboration Fund (OIRCF) project in bio-sciences will develop new treatments against drug resistant malaria that can be deployed in remote areas. The two projects in clean-technology will develop a new water treatment system, as well as ...

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  12. Africa: Chairman Royce Praises Electrify Africa Passage on Medium.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AllAfrica.com

    ... many families resort to using charcoal or other toxic fuel sources, whose fumes cause more deaths than HIV/AIDS and malaria, combined. And that's why our market-based Electrify Africa Act is so important. It will help begin to address the ...

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  13. Africa: New U.S.$65 Million Anti-Malaria Push to Protect Millions Through Affordable Home SprayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AllAfrica.com

    A new $65 million initiative to boost malaria control and combat resistance to insecticides by improving access to new, low-cost anti-mosquito sprays across Africa was announced on Monday. The initiative by the health agency UNITAID and non-profit group IVCC will be rolled out over four years with a goal of protecting as many as 50 million people in 16 African countries.

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  14. Hong Kong: Screening of blood donors to prevent Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Crofs Blogs

    ... they have travelled to part of the countries or territories as mentioned in the past 12 months for the prevention of malaria, which is also an infection transmitted by mosquitoes.

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  15. 'Matter of time' before Zika cases are seen in Singapore: ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... infection, it doesn't appear to be as severe as dengue or even chikungunya, the one that spread in 2007 onwards, or malaria. But again, this association with microcephaly in babies is new. That needs a little bit more work for us to identify if Zika ...

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  16. Using mathematics to improve human healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | EurekAlert!

    ... to antigens from pathogens, nanoparticles can create simple, potent and cost-effective vaccines. Clinical tests on a malaria vaccine designed in this way are due to start soon. Researchers at York and Torino, led by biophysicist Professor Reidun ...

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  17. Texas reports first case in the USA of sexually transmitted Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | USA Today

    ... be transmitted through sex, the vast majority of cases are spread through the bite of infected mosquitoes, much like malaria or West Nile virus. "Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted through sex, this increases our awareness campaign in ...

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  18. Nihiwatu on Indonesia's Sumba islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | CNN

    ... provides eggs, bean seeds, milk and rice porridge. The Sumba Foundation provides mosquito nets and operates five malaria clinics. This clinic receives around 100 patients a week. Since the clinics were established, malaria infection rates have been ...

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  19. China names asteroid after Nobel laureateRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Newkerala.com

    Beijing, Feb 2 : Chinese authorities have named an asteroid after scientist Tu Youyou who won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for her work with artemisinin, which is now widely used to fight malaria. Li Bin, head of the national health and family planning commission on Monday presented the certificate of the named asteroid to 85-year old pharmacologist, China Radio International reported.

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  20. How Zika Virus Can SpreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The New Yorker

    ... In 2009, during a field study in Senegal, he met another medical entomologist, Kevin Kobylinski, who was conducting malaria research. They went out for beers, and Kobylinski described a mysterious illness-rash, extreme fatigue, joint pain, blood in ...

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