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  1. a Experts warn mosquitoes 'could bring' exotic diseases to UK'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Burton Mail

    ... which can spread the dengue and chikungunya viruses. In Europe, mosquitos have spread and caused problems with malaria spreading to Greece, the Western Nile virus to eastern Europe and a disease called chikungunya to Italy and France. The report ...

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  2. Cattle parasite study points to possible way to fight malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Fox News

    Herds of African cattle may hold the secret to new ways of fighting parasitic diseases like malaria, which kills some 600,000 people a year, scientists said on Friday. The researchers from the University of Edinburgh found that cows are protected from a parasite that causes a deadly disease called East Coast Fever if they have previously been infected with a closely-related but milder species of the parasite.

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  3. Bishop announces $30m to fight diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Age

    The federal government has pledged $30 million over three years to help fight tuberculosis and malaria in the Indo-Pacific region. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop made the announcement in Canberra at the launch of the Australasian Tuberculosis Forum, describing the disease as a "scourge".

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  4. UK can expect mosquito-borne diseases as climate warms, say expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Medical News Today

    ... journal. They warn that vector-borne diseases are rising and spreading across Europe. The last decade has seen malaria arrive in Greece, West Nile virus in eastern Europe, and chikungunya in Italy and France. The paper follows a United Nations ...

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  5. The struggle to detect, treat and cure tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Monitor

    ... did not improve. I decided to go to my home in Kiswa, a Kampala suburb, where I was diagnosed with pneumonia, malaria, typhoid and a hard cough, which I was told had lowered my immunity. At another clinic in Kamwokya, the doctor told me I was ...

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  6. Experts warn of potential upsurge in mosquito and tick-borne diseases as UK climate gets warmerRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Medical News Today

    ... mosquitoes and ticks, are on the rise and have spread into new territories across Europe over the past decade (eg, malaria in Greece, West Nile virus in eastern Europe, chikungunya in Italy and France). The authors say disease-carrying mosquitoes ...

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  7. Mosquitoes Heading For Warmer UK - ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Ananova

    ... In the past decade insect-borne infections have spread into new territories across Europe. Examples include malaria in Greece, West Nile Virus in eastern Europe, and chikungunya in Italy and France. The climate change simulations predict suitable ...

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  8. Disease carrying mosquitoes discovered in KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | This is Local London

    ... tor imported used tyres, in which disease-carrying mosquitoes lay their eggs, needs planning." Despite the risk from malaria being considered low, some climate models predicted the possibility of localised infections in the UK as early as 2030.

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  9. 'Attract and kill:' Trapping malaria mosquito mums before they lay eggsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Medical News Today

    In a world first, researchers have found that a naturally occurring chemical attracts pregnant malaria-transmitting mosquitoes - a discovery which could boost malaria control efforts. The chemical, cedrol, found in mosquito breeding sites near Africa's Lake Victoria, could be used in traps that would 'attract and kill' the female mosquito, preventing reproduction before she lays hundreds of eggs.

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  10. The lucrative and controversial Blair Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Globe and Mail

    ... Northern Ireland, could ever be worthwhile. (They do, however, concede that Blair's team has done valuable work on malaria and Ebola). Nor is there much context: the obvious comparisons, to Bill Clinton, Henry Kissinger, Nicolas Sarkozy and Gerhard ...

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  11. Modern Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, dies at 91: officialRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... prime minister in 1959 and held onto power for over three decades, overseeing the island's transformation from a malaria-infested backwater into one of Asia's most prosperous nations. Even after stepping down as leader, the fiery Lee was never far ...

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  12. West Africa: Ebola-Affected Countries Need to Intensify Routine Immunization Services - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | AllAfrica.com

    The United Nations World Health Organization is appealing for the "urgent scaling up" of routine immunizations services and distribution of anti-malaria medicines in countries most affected by Ebola in West Africa to counter a growing risk of outbreaks of measles, pertussis, and other vaccine-preventable diseases. "We are calling for the intensification of routine immunization services in all areas, and for mass measles vaccination campaigns in areas that are free of Ebola transmission," Dr. Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, Director of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO, was quoted as saying in a news release.

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  13. Gameboy's bout with Filipino postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | GhanaWeb

    The WBA International Lightweight Championship contest between Ghana's Emmanuel 'Game Boy' Tagoe and Filipino Joebert Delos Reyes has been postponed to April 24. The postponement was made necessary due to a bout of Malaria suffered by Tagoe. The fight night which also features another cracking bout between George 'Red Tiger' Ashie and Ronald Pontillas was originally scheduled to be staged on March 27. The postponement will ensure that the lead boxer of the Baby Jet Promotions make a full recovery and is in top shape for the bout which will take place at the Lawn Tennis Court of the Accra Sports Stadium.

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  14. Obituaries in foreign news media outlets for Mr Lee Kuan YewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Straits Times

    ... of modern Singaporean life. Mr Lee, who died at 91 on Monday, has been widely credited for turning what had been a malaria-ridden British trading post into a gleaming economic success story. Singaporeans now enjoy a standard of living comparable ...

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  15. Cyclone Pam aid efforts should keep future disaste...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Scoop

    ... and the environment, there is a need to address how people will manage solid waste, implement mosquito control for malaria and dengue and prevent respiratory diseases. Educating displaced survivors on hygienic practices, such as hand washing and ...

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  16. Singapore Prepares for Life Without LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Wall Street Journal

    When Lee Kuan Yew entered the hospital with pneumonia last month, his latest bout of ill health revived an often muted public discussion about what this affluent city-state would become after its founding prime minister passed from the scene. Mr. Lee, who died at 91 on Monday, has been widely credited for turning what had been a malaria-ridden British trading post into a gleaming economic success story.

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  17. Study predicts it's not long before killer mozzies reach UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Daily Star

    A new study predicts it will not be long before they arrive in Britain bringing deadly tropical diseases like malaria and dengue fever. The UK climate is already said to be suitable for West Nile Virus, an infection that causes a flu-like illness which can prove fatal.

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  18. Climate change could see deadly tropical diseases spread to the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Independent

    Conditions are already warm enough for disease-carrying mosquitos to survive in the UK and they have already reached 25 European countries Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Malaria, dengue fever and other deadly exotic diseases could become an established part of British life in a matter of decades, public health experts have warned.

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  19. Natural medicine has huge potential for Nigeria - Olu AdeolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Vanguard

    ... of the ailments especially in sub-Sahara Africa that orthodox medicine does not have cure for. As everyone knows, malaria is our major problem in Africa and for a very long time, we have depended on western countries for solutions to most of our ...

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  20. Warmer weather means mosquitoes carrying killer diseases including...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Daily Mail

    ... mosquitoes lay their eggs, needs planning.' The UK climate is already suitable for the transmission of malaria and West Nile virus which can be spread by several mosquitoes already found in the UK. Professor Leach said 'We are not suggesting that ...

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