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  1. Potential child malaria vaccine 'a milestone'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | UAport

    A girl holds her brother who is being treated for malaria. Picture: Getty 0 Have your say A POTENTIAL malaria vaccine has been identified during a new study, which has been hailed as a "milestone" step towards saving the lives of millions of children.

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  2. Malaria kills over 1,200 children a day: UNICEFRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Newkerala.com

    The United Nations Children's Fund said on Thursday that malaria kills more than 1,200 children a day across the world, despite a 40 percent drop in child deaths from the disease since 2000. The UN agency released its "Facts about Malaria and Children" ahead of World Malaria Day to show the extensive impact of the disease on children and on pregnant women around the world.

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  3. The 10 most important things in the world right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Members of the Jordanian police women's team attend the 7th Annual Warrior Competition at the King Abdullah Special Operations Training Center in Amman April 22, 2015. 9. The world's first malaria vaccine, which has been under development for 30 years, could be approved for children in Africa by October after showing promising results in trials.

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  4. Hopes Over 'Partially Effective' Malaria VaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Cool FM

    The world's first malaria vaccine is only partially effective but could shield millions of young children against the deadly parasites, according to researchers.

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  5. Australian PM's Office Decides To Fund Lomborg CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | International Business Times

    ... dollar spent," the UWA said . A controversial figure that Dr Bjorn Lomborg is, he stresses that handling ills like malaria should be given greater significance even as he asserts that climate change risks are overestimated. But he accepts the ...

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  6. Gains Being Made Against MalariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Voice of America

    A government health worker takes a blood sample from a woman to be tested for malaria in Ta Gay Laung village hall in Hpa-An district in Kayin state, southeastern Myanmar, Nov. 28, 2014. The world is winning the fight against malaria .

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  7. Malaria Vaccine Candidate RTS,S/AS01 Phase 3 Clinical Trial ResultsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Scientific Blogging

    The first malaria vaccine candidate to reach phase 3 clinical testing is partially effective against clinical disease in young African children up to 4 years after vaccination, according to final trial data published in The Lancet. Testing reveals that vaccine efficacy against clinical and severe malaria was better in children than in young infants, but waned over time in both groups.

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  8. Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 Additional Malaria Deaths: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | HON

    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 malaria deaths may have been caused by the interruption of delivery of insecticide-treated sleeping nets, the British researchers said.

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  9. Lemonade stands to help fight malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Northern Virginia Daily

    Saturday for World Malaria Day, area United Methodist Churches will join those elsewhere around Virginia in helping fight the spread of malaria in sub-Saharan African nations. Malaria in the United States is fairly uncommon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting about 1,500 cases a year.

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  10. Snapper Spotlight: Dr. Margaret Ana Borger-GrecoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Snapper

    ... with her mother. When she was 3-years-old, she moved to Venezuela, but returned to Germany due to diagnosed malaria when she was 8. She moved back to Venezuela once more before moving back to the United States when she was 12-years-old. After her ...

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  11. UBC researchers discover cause of brain swelling after stroke or injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Vancouver Sun

    ... victims of accidents, heart attacks and blood clots in the brain, but also people with infections, meningitis and malaria, noted co-author Terrance Snutch, director of translational neuroscience at the centre. While it was previously known that a ...

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  12. Booster Dose Increases Malaria Vaccine's Efficacy in ChildrenRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Journal Watch

    A booster dose of the candidate malaria vaccine RTS,S/AS01 increased protection after 4 years' follow-up in African children, according to final results from a phase III trial published in the Lancet . The study was partly funded by the vaccine maker.

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  13. Gilead To Give Away Pricey Hepatitis C Drug Sovaldi In Republic Of GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CBS Local

    FOSTER CITY - Gilead Sciences has made billions of dollars from its hepatitis C blockbuster drug Sovaldi, and is now looking to give away the expensive treatment in some countries in an effort to eradicate the disease. Gilead is trying to raise funding by forming a coalition of governments and multinational agencies, as has been done with global efforts to combat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

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  14. Ebola outbreak likely driving malaria deaths: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | ABS-CBN News

    The collapse of health services in three west African countries devastated by Ebola may have caused some 11,000 additional deaths from malaria, a preventable and curable disease, researchers said Friday. A further 3,900 deaths may have resulted from interruptions in the delivery of insecticide-treated bed nets, according to outbreak modelling data published in The Lancet on the eve of World Malaria Day.

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  15. Hope over child malaria vaccine testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Newsday

    Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could help protect millions of children against malaria. But tests on 16,000 children from seven African countries found that booster doses were of limited use and vaccines in young babies were not effective.

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  16. The Lancet: Scientists announce final trial results of the world's most advanced malaria vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | EurekAlert!

    The first malaria vaccine candidate to reach phase 3 clinical testing is partially effective against clinical disease in young African children up to 4 years after vaccination, according to final trial data, published in The Lancet . The results suggest that the vaccine could prevent a substantial number of cases of clinical malaria, especially in areas of high transmission.

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  17. The Lancet Infectious Diseases: 3.5 million extra untreated cases of malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | EurekAlert!

    As many as 10900 extra malaria deaths may have occurred in 2014 due to the disruption of healthcare services in the three countries in west Africa currently experiencing widespread Ebola virus outbreaks , with a further 3900 deaths resulting from the interruption of insecticide treated net delivery, according to new modelling research published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. These new estimates of malaria deaths that would have been prevented by health systems when functioning normally, suggest that the west African Ebola outbreak could have resulted in comparable number of malaria deaths as those due to Ebola itself .

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  18. World Malaria Day 2015: NetsforLife Doubles Malaria Net Total,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | PRWeb

    In 2014, NetsforLife both doubled the total amount of nets distributed since the program began in 2006, and also distributed double the goal for the year. A total of 111,000 Malaria Control Agents have been trained to date, reaching 41 million people and saving the lives of 112,000 children.

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  19. United Methodist Church Raises Millions In Small Donations To Fight MalariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Switched

    The United Methodist Church gave $9.6 million on Wednesday to the Global Fund, a health-focused nonprofit based in Geneva, to help the group fight malaria. It was the single largest contribution to the fund by a faith organization, and was made possible largely through grassroots efforts by congregants.

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  20. Malaria kills over 1,200 children a day: UNICEFRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Xinhuanet

    UNITED NATIONS , April 23 -- The United Nations Children's Fund said Thursday that malaria kills more than 1,200 children a day across the world, despite a 40 percent drop in child deaths from malaria since 2000. The UN agency released its "Facts about Malaria and Children" ahead of World Malaria Day to show the extensive impact of the disease on children and on pregnant women around the world.

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