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  1. Ebola: two children being tested for virus in NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The First Post

    ... England has not confirmed which country the children had travelled to but said they were also being screened for malaria. A spokesperson for Public Health England in the North East said it is "unlikely" they are infected and were being tested as a ...

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  2. Test Your Medical Smarts: Does This Patient Have Ebola?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WGBH

    ... new patient is a likely Ebola case. The symptoms mimic other diseases. Fever, chills and vomiting could also signal malaria or maybe just a heavy night of drinking. If clinicians guess wrong, they might accidentally put an uninfected person into a ...

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  3. Red Cross trains volunteers on Ebola preventionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... issues, he indicated that the Red Cross Society had partnered the Ghana Health Service in polio, measles and malaria vaccination campaigns, as well as public sensitization on public health issues. He added that it had support natural disaster ...

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  4. Doc shines light on mental health in poor nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... for up to every two million people. Issues such as hunger and malnutrition, education and more visible diseases like malaria dominate the attention of the international aid community, leaving few resources for mental health. And the cultural stigma ...

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  5. Mosquitoes and malaria: Scientists pinpoint how biting cousins have grown apartRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

    Certain species of mosquitoes are genetically better at transmitting malaria than even some of their close cousins, according to a multi-institutional team of researchers including Virginia Tech scientists. Of about 450 different species of mosquitoes in the Anopheles genus, only about 60 can transmit the Plasmodium malaria parasite that is harmful to people.

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  6. Inspirational doctor tells of health needRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    ... Many myths require debunking. Community health workers tackle many challenges, including managing diseases such as malaria. They must convince villagers that it's not the spirits of the rocks and trees which cause malaria, but the mosquito. ...

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  7. Teacher heading for Liberia to help Ebola fundraising campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    ... every time we go out. The reality is if someone has a temperature over 38 degrees, it is something else like flu or malaria."

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  8. Two Children In UK Undergoing Tests For EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Forth 2

    ... a the children are from and when they arrived in the UK, as a precaution the children are being tested for Ebola and malaria.

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  9. Mosquito species better at transmitting malaria identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | India.com

    Washington, Nov 28 : Of about 450 different species of mosquitoes in the Anopheles genus, only 60 can transmit the Plasmodium malaria parasite that is harmful to people, scientists say. According to a multi-institutional team of researchers, certain species of mosquitoes are genetically better at transmitting malaria than even some of their close cousins.

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  10. Development and foreign aid: A historical perspectiveRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | VoxEU

    ... the way in which aid is provided (Sachs 2009 and Stiglitz 2002). In particular, specific interventions, such as anti-malaria programmes, should be emphasised. The third camp is less vocal, and includes authors such as Collier (2007), who has ...

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  11. Two children 'tested for Ebola'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

    A spokesman for PHE in the North East said it is "unlikely" the children have the disease but they are being tested as a precaution. He said: "Due to uncertainty about where in Africa the children are from and when they arrived in the UK, as a precaution the children are being tested for Ebola and malaria.

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  12. Inadequate international Ebola response should never repeat itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ... response allowed Ebola to take root and to spread in poor and built-up areas. The capacity for diseases, such as malaria, chikungunya and dengue fever to spread is far greater than Ebola. These diseases are undetected in global travellers, and once ...

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  13. Singapore's war on infectious diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... annually are caused by infectious diseases. The past three decades have been marked with a series of epidemics - malaria, dengue, Sars, influenza, MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) and, currently, Ebola. The spread of these, ...

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  14. Notre Dame biologist leads sequencing of the genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Biology News Net

    Nora Besansky, O'Hara Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and a member of the University's Eck Institute for Global Health, has led an international team of scientists in sequencing the genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquito species from around the world. Anopheles mosquitoes are responsible for transmitting human malaria parasites that cause an estimated 200 million cases and more than 600 thousand deaths each year.

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  15. Children 'tested for ebola' at North East hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

    ... from. Public Health England have said it is 'unlikely' the children have ebola and they were also being tested for malaria. Keep up to date with all the latest local news on your iPhone or Android phone with our mobile site. You can sell your car, ...

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  16. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Star

    ... Josiah, three, and his parents: "I love you. This is it. I'm dying." Matthew's blood contained 50 per cent of deadly malaria strain plasmodium falciparum when just five per cent is enough to kill. Becky dashed to his bedside to say her last goodbyes ...

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  17. Ebola crisis: Two children tested for deadly in Newcastle after arriving in UK from AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    It is unclear how recently the youngsters, who have also been tested for malaria, had been in Africa or which country they were in It is understood that the youngsters had arrived in the UK from Africa, but it is unclear how recently and which country they were in. At this stage Public Health England have said that it is 'unlikely' that the children have Ebola, but are undergoing tests.

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  18. Jabotinsky and the Jewish State lawRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... official languages. The "Seven-Hour-Land" was to be a laboratory of utopian ideas. Doctors work to find a cure for Malaria, while engineers develop telephone newspapers with spoken advertisements, and women enjoy voting rights unknown anywhere else ...

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  19. Gildan workers in Haiti, Honduras complain of harassment, pay too meagre to live onRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... black water is rimmed by heaps of rotting waste where dogs and pigs run wild and mosquitoes, carrying the threat of malaria and dengue fever, are omnipresent. Says Odinel: "As a human, this is not a good place to live." Odinel, a slight 34-year-old ...

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  20. My Life in Paradise - Episode 3:Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Islander

    ... and I had our first experiences in Africa; Marcel was already an Africa veteran. Under this roof we were touched by malaria, dysentery and Hepatitis A. On the veranda I homeschooled our children. From time to time I remind them that their Master's ...

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