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  1. Alabama patients tests positive for malaria not EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    Health officials say 12 people have undergone evaluations of possibly having Ebola but only one person met criteria for further review. The testing revealed the person did have an illness: malaria, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.


  2. Nati Harnik/Associated Press Magazine | PerspectiveAn Ebola survivor on what we must do nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 |

    ... were not only dying from Ebola, but women who needed a caesarean section could not deliver; children with severe malaria had nowhere to access treatment; diabetics and heart-failure patients were dying. We reopened ELWA Hospital for maternity care ...


  3. Minnesota nurses want more protective Ebola gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... least three hospitals in the state have reported suspected cases, but they turned out to be other illnesses, such as malaria. "We're ready today if it happens," said Kasey Paulus , director for quality and patient safety at Methodist Hospital in St. ...


  4. Video: The messy truth about getting EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... include fever, weakness, muscle pain, headache, and sore throat. The symptoms are often mistaken for the flu, malaria, typhoid fever or dysentery. But then things get worse. Vomiting, bloody diarrhea, often internal and external bleeding, skin ...


  5. There's Quinine In Your Tonic, But What The Heck Is It, Anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Switched

    ... quinine to thank for our favorite cocktail, the gin and tonic (among other things). Quinine was originally used as a malaria treatment during the days of colonial India. Naturally found in the bark of the cinchona tree found in the Peruvian Andes, ...


  6. Alabama Ebola update: Only patient tested so far had been to Kenya, had malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Alabama Live

    Twelve patients in Alabama have gone through initial evaluations for possible Ebola infection but only one has met the criteria for testing and turned out to have malaria, State Health Officer Don Williamson said this morning. Kelly Stevens, director of the Division of Epidemiology at the Alabama Department of Public Health, said the patient who was tested had not been to West Africa, but had been to Kenya.


  7. Naomi Campbell Fails To Get Malala's Name RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... contribution to the society. In her acknowledgement that was posted on Twitter , Naomi referred to Malala as Malaria. Unknown to Campbell , Malala is someone's name while Malaria is a deadly disease that kills thousands of people across the globe. ...


  8. Q&A: Jules HoffmannRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Nature

    ... we still do not have vaccines against a number of very important pathogens, such as HIV or Plasmodium , the agent of malaria, and we also have some vaccines against established pathogens that do not fully protect people. With resistance against ...


  9. a Manufacturers Respond to Ebola CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Biopharm

    The development of new treatments to combat the lethal Ebola virus has been slow, stymied by difficulties in testing compounds for deadly diseases and the reluctance of both public and private entities to invest in a field with uncertain demand. Treatments for Ebola have been low on the priority lists for international and national health agencies, as efforts to combat malaria, tuberculosis, and other widespread diseases have absorbed more attention and resources.


  10. Silver Spring Healthcare Workers to Be Trained on Use of Protective Gear Against EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 |

    ... for Ebola because their symptoms did not warrant testing, she said. Ebola symptoms are similar to influenza and malaria. In response, Tillman said she is urging healthcare providers to ask patients their travel history as well as determining ...


  11. Ebola Hits Second Dallas Health WorkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Daily Caller

    ... her vehicle and apartment Wednesday afternoon. The hospital first sent Duncan home with a possible diagnosis of malaria, before Duncan returned and was exposed to more health care workers before doctors realized he was infected with Ebola. Duncan's ...


  12. Here's What We Should Learn From Nigeria's Incredible Effort To Shut Down EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... of 20 million . Sawyer reportedly told hospital staff that he hadn't been exposed to Ebola, so he was treated for malaria. When he didn't respond to treatment, doctors suspected Ebola, and Sawyer tested positive. Hospital staff recognized the ...


  13. Inventing Solutions to Global Disease & PovertyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Patently Obvious

    ... the world's poor are daunting. One in eight people on the planet suffers from malnutrition. AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria kill more than 6 million people a year. More than a billion lack access to safe drinking water. To overcome these challenges ...


  14. Ebola: How panic is spreading faster than the virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Newsday

    ... to say that the patient came from a country free of Ebola." The ministry eventually confirmed that that patient had malaria, not Ebola. False Ebola rumours have spread in other countries, too. After a Spanish nurse became the first person known to ...


  15. Vestergaard's Success Secret: Its CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Triple Pundit

    ... What Vestergaard did was to develop a CarePack consisting of a long-lasting treated bed net, as protection against malaria, a LifeStraw filter to protect against water-borne diseases, and 60 condoms as well some educational material. He then ...


  16. How malaria is shaping the human genomeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | PressReleasePoint

    For millennia, malaria has been a major killer of children in Africa and other parts of the world. In doing so, it has been a major force of evolutionary selection on the human genome.


  17. Uganda: Huge Drug Firms Leave Poor Traders in the ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 |

    ... there are no profits in selling cancer drugs. Majority are instead looking to producing drugs for diabetes, HIV and malaria," says Benjamin Mwesige, a pharmacist at UCI. Mwesige notes that accessibility to the latest cancer drugs is rare and even ...


  18. Ebola may change how aid is spent on healthcare in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | AlertNet

    ... aid, prompting a rethink of the balance between building health systems and tackling specific diseases like AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. For more than a decade richly-endowed global campaigns funded by governments, philanthropists and celebrities ...


  19. Moira doc's on the run for Charlene's ProjectRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Lisburn Today

    ... die in childbirth and too many children do not make their fifth birthday dying from preventable causes such as malaria, gastroenteritis and chest infections. "We have been able to build classrooms, put in a borehole for clean water, provide ...


  20. Man who thought he had Ebola told to drive HIMSELF to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 |

    ... had been spoken to it was confirmed I did not have hemorrhagic fever also known as Ebola. However I may still have Malaria. I later discharged myself from hospital." Dr Chris Burton, medical director of North Bristol NHS Trust, said: "We can confirm ...