Malaria Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Scientists warn millions of lives could be at risk if drug resistant malaria spreads to IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | ITV

    Scientists have warned that millions of people are potentially at risk from a strain of malaria that's resistant to one of the main drugs for treating the infectious disease. It is feared major outbreaks could result, if drug resistant malaria spreads from Burma, where it has taken hold, into India.

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  2. Malaria on Myanmar-India border is 'huge threat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Daily Star

    Resistance to the drug that has saved millions of lives from malaria has been detected over a wider area than previously thought, scientists warn. The ability of the malaria parasite to shrug off the effects of artemisinin has been spreading since it emerged in South East Asia.

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  3. Imagine No Malaria Recognized as Superhero at Global MeetingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | PRWeb

    Imagine No Malaria, an initiative of The United Methodist Church to prevent and treat malaria, has received a Superhero Award from the Rotarians Action Group on Malaria. The award was given during the recent annual meeting of the Alliance for Malaria Prevention in Geneva.

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  4. Malaria resists key drug: StudyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Telegraph

    ... we would reverse all the gains that have been made." For several decades, artemisinin has been considered an anti-malaria wonder drug, rapidly ridding the body of the parasite that is introduced into the body by a mosquito and infects the blood. ...

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  5. Freedom of the Drum part of African Heritage MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Chronicle Herald

    Freedom of the Drum, at Alderney Landing Theatre in Dartmouth on Tuesday, is an African Heritage Month celebration of global connection, with local musicians performing in support of three Halifax charities doing work in 10 African countries. A co-production of Afro-Caribbean band Moja Makani, the African Diaspora Association of the Maritimes and Alderney Landing, this event will raise funds for the Themba Development Project, the Patoria Arts and Education Foundation and CHAMA - Challenge Aids and Malaria in Africa.

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  6. Drug-Resistant Malaria 'Huge Threat' to Global HealthRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Common Dreams

    Cases of drug-resistant malaria have been multiplying in Southeast Asia, particularly along the border of India and Myanmar, in what health experts are warning is a "huge threat" to global health that will require " The strain has been found in Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, and Vietnam, according to a report published in Lancet Infectious Diseases . The location of the outbreak is important, Thailand-based medical researcher and report co-author Dr. Charles Woodrow told the BBC on Thursday.

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  7. Drug-resistant malaria parasite discovered in Myanmar, could spread to IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... the resistance to artemisinin "extends across much of Myanmar." One area is just 15 miles from the Indian border. Malaria is an intermittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite. It is transmitted by mosquitoes in many tropical and subtropical ...

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  8. Can These Three BioTech Companies Make It Big?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | GuruFocus.com

    ... sticking with the latter. Inovio, whose pipeline boasts of promising vaccines for influenza, cancer, hepatitis C, malaria and even HIV, also excited investors with its immunotherapy technology, namely the VGX-3100. The vaccine is a potential ...

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  9. Drug abuse: 'Injections fueling HIV infections'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | New Vision

    ... to participants in a Washington meeting on countering radical groups.... Parasites resistant to the frontline malaria drug have spread westward from southeast Asia to just short of the Indian border - a gateway to Africa, researchers warned ...

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  10. Spread of drug-resistant malaria an "enormous threat"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | CBS News

    Scientists are raising the alarm about a drug-resistant strain of malaria that's becoming a growing threat in southeast Asia and could spread to other countries where the parasitic infection is common. Each year, there are more than 200 million cases of malaria worldwide and hundreds of thousands of deaths.

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  11. Drug-resistant malaria in Myanmar seen posing threat of global epidemicRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | UAport

    Comments: 1 Online news: Asia Writer: Agencies 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.

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  12. GoLocalWorcester | News | Finneran: Please Pass The MeaslesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Go Local

    ... be an assumption that our fair continent somehow magically rests outside the realm of universal diseases. Measles, malaria, mumps, rubella, typhoid, dysentery, norovirus, tuberculosis, polio---these were all frightful and deadly diseases, striking ...

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  13. Africa: Cancer's Deadly Grip On Africa, Yet It's Barely NoticedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | AllAfrica.com

    Hidden by the struggles to defeat Ebola, malaria and drug-resistant tuberculosis, a silent killer has been moving across the African continent, superseding infections of HIV and AIDS. World Cancer Day commemorated on Feb. 4 may have come and gone, but the spread of cancer in Africa has been worrying global health organisations and experts year round.

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  14. Mosquito bites: What makes one person tastier than another?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | ABC News

    ... apply to another." "There's been some work done in Africa trying to identify people in the community most at risk of malaria," he said. "They've found that people with type-O blood seem to attract a few more mosquitoes than others, but there's not ...

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  15. New study indicates that malaria-causing parasite is unlikely to cross from animals to humansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Medical News

    In recent years, public health experts have increasingly explored the idea of eliminating the most dangerous malaria-causing parasite. But they have questioned whether getting rid of this species, called Plasmodium falciparum , would allow other species of the parasite to simply jump into the gap and start infecting humans with malaria.

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  16. Mild Weather Forecast for Lunar New YearRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... for Disease Control and Prevention warned those who plan to travel abroad to beware of dengue fever, the flu and malaria. It is expected that a record high of 780,000 people will use the Incheon International Airport during this year's lunar New ...

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  17. It's the time to ChipkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... frogs, damselflies and dragonflies living and breeding in and around Aarey Milk Colony keep us safe from dengue, malaria and hundreds of other diseases. Can we shift and suitably rehabilitate all these creatures? Don't they have a right to life? ...

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  18. You Can Save The World With Citizen Science at CitizenScienceCenter.comRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | URLwire

    It's so easy to be overwhelmed by everything that is wrong in the world. In 2010, there were 660,000 deaths from malaria.

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  19. New techniques reveal how microbes shape the health and biodiversity of oceansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | EurekAlert!

    ... how free living algae can evolve into parasites. He will discuss the algal origin of the lineage that includes the malaria parasite and new ideas emerging from marine biodiversity research, suggesting that the parasites' infection mechanism ...

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  20. Sustainable Development Goals need clearer, more measurable targets, say scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | EurekAlert!

    ... countries and makes no mention of inequalities within countries. The target which focuses on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, hepatitis and water-borne diseases "sounds like a catch-all for infectious disease", but neglects emerging infections such ...

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