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  1. Africa's 'Switzerland' Bans Ebola - But At What Cost?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... thought to be Ebola but in fact was not. (The feverish patient who caused the scare turned out to have contracted malaria.) But Mauritius is not only one of Africa's smallest countries, it's one of the wealthiest, nicknamed the "Switzerland of ...


  2. Preterm birth, pneumonia leading causes of death for children under 5Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KFVS12

    ... which led to 662,000 deaths. Nearly 52 percent of children died from infectious diseases such as pneumonia, malaria and diarrhea, according to the study published Sept. 30 in The Lancet . "Although great progress has been made in child survival in ...


  3. 1,400 US troops to Liberia: building hospitals, not treating Ebola patientsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... "If anything, there are other health risks we're more concerned about, and we'll mitigate those." This includes malaria, which takes more than 600,000 lives, of mostly African children, every year, according to the World Health Organization, which ...


  4. Jindal: La. prepared for EbolaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... muscle pain, headaches and a sore throat, each of which can be easily mistaken early on for other ailments such as malaria, typhoid fever and meningitis. Follow Marsha Shuler on Twitter @MarshaShulerCNB . For more coverage of the state capitol, ...


  5. Here's What It Feels Like To Have EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Kent Brantly, an American doctor who acquired Ebola in West Africa and eventually recovered, describes hoping he had malaria, even though he was working actively with Ebola patients. "The morning I woke up with Ebola, I felt a little warm," he ...


  6. Bambari Hospital a Lone Place of Help in Violence-Plagued CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    ... The leading cause of death in the Ouaka region, where Bambari is the capital, is not the continuing violence but malaria. When the rebels attacked and burned her village, Olga Ngoayi fled to Bambari. Displaced and seven months pregnant, she is ...


  7. Raya The Muppet Talks About Poop And Is Proud of ItRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    ... of using puppets to raise awareness about issues: Kami , the HIV-positive Muppet in South Africa, Zobi, the malaria Muppet in Nigeria and Tuktuki , who promotes education for girls in Bangladesh. "These are three very different countries but the ...


  8. Do not forget the elderly...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... conditions, such as stroke, heart disease, pneumonia, diabetes and high blood pressure - as well as HIV/AIDS and malaria, afflict elderly persons. Cancers, cataracts and other visual problems, hearing impairments, arthritis and other orthopaedic ...


  9. India, US to start dialogue on security and sustainability of outer spaceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    ... agreed to launch a new phase of the India-U.S. Vaccine Action Program to develop affordable vaccines for dengue, malaria, and tuberculosis, and the establishment of an adjuvant development centre. They also agreed in principle to initiate ...


  10. Ebola exposes fallacy of development modelRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... as the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria were created. This tide of resources, expertise and good will has led to a preoccupation with 'vertical interventions' - ...


  11. Immigrant of the Day: Pardis Sabeti From Iran | Vilcek Prize Winner, Biomedical ScienceRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog

    Pardis Sabeti , born in Tehran, Iran , in 1975, has made important contributions to the understanding of both human resistance to disease and microbes' evolved resistance to drug treatments. While studying malaria as a post-doctoral fellow in infectious disease and genomics at the Broad Institute , she developed an algorithm to identify recent changes in the human genome .


  12. Don't urinate in public, Gandhi said way back in 1925Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... can collect. Mosquitoes do not breed where water does not stagnate. Where there are no mosquitoes, the incidence of malaria is low. (Navajivan, Nov 2, 1919) I learnt 35 years ago that a lavatory must be as clean as a drawing room. I learnt this in ...


  13. What Quarantine In the U.S. Looks LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Government Executive

    ... whisked away to an isolation room separate from the rest of the hospital. Doctors eventually diagnosed the man with malaria. But the way the case was treated is similar - if not identical - to how hospitals would handle an Ebola outbreak if the ...


  14. 15 diseases India can stamp out by improving sanitationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    ... known as fogging) to decrease the mosquito population," says Dr K Raghavendra, scientist, National Institute of Malaria Research. Cause: Iron deficiency, poor nutrition and food- and water-borne infections that interfere with nutrient absorption, ...


  15. Liberia: Ugandan Doctor Calls for More Blood Donations to Fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    ... insightful research as a doctor, primarily in the field of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, HIVs, and malaria. She's currently serving as a consultant to WHO assigned at the Island Hospital (formerly Island Clinic) Ebola Treatment Unit ...


  16. Well-governed failed states? Not an oxymoronRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... hardly exists, as opposed to polities with areas of limited statehood. Thus, it was possible to distribute anti-malaria bednets (a rather simple task) all over Somalia , including in war-torn areas, while fighting HIV/AIDS (a highly complex task) ...


  17. Nigeria: Deaths - Measles, Hunger Kill 70 RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    No fewer than 50 children and 20 men and women taking refuge in Bali local government area of Taraba State have so far died following the outbreak of measles and other related ailments. Briefing journalists yesterday in Beli, the spokesman of the camp, Mr. Emmanuel Kegh, said that the deaths were as a result of the outbreak of measles, cholera, malaria, lack of food and excessive exposure to cold.


  18. New Genetic Indicators Could Help Solve Malaria Puzzle, University of Melbourne StudyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | BioSpace

    Five genes that have a role in either protecting or making people more susceptible to severe malaria have been identified in a new international study. This new knowledge about the process of how and why people develop severe malaria could allow researchers to identify new therapeutics or vaccines to target the disease.


  19. UN Appoints Rwanda to Champion Post MDGs Projects, Reports KT PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Insurance News Net

    ... past five years, child mortality declined, at the fastest rate, ever recorded in history from 62 in 2008 to 30 now. Malaria deaths have been reduced by nearly 70%, medical insurance subscription increased to 90%, 95% women receive antenatal care ...


  20. 10-1 5:10am WWL First News Early Edition w/Dave CohenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... have people coming on planes of people coming on boats and ships and we had that scare here were turned out to be malaria. And some of right now yes from a ship they came from Africa to new Portland. So people are on the lookout for moon. But with ...