Tag Archives: Malaria

Shortage of Malaria Drug Points to Better Tool vs Ebola

Shortage of Malaria Drug Points to Better Tool vs Ebola

  Miami, United States – As doctors struggled to treat growing numbers of patients during the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the shortage of one helpful drug may have led to ...

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US Scientists Work to Breed Malaria-free Mosquitos

US Scientists Work to Breed Malaria-free Mosquitos

  Washington, United States – US researchers have carried out genetic tweaks to malaria-carrying mosquitos so their offspring feature genes that block the parasite which causes the disease, opening the way ...

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DOH-Caraga Strengthens Campaign to Eliminate Filariasis, Malaria

DOH-Caraga Strengthens Campaign to Eliminate Filariasis, Malaria

  BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 16 (PIA) – The Department of Health (DOH) – Caraga has strengthened its campaign to eliminate mosquito transmitted-diseases by declaring the month of November as filariasis ...

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Drug-resistant Malaria Could Spread to Africa: Study

Drug-resistant Malaria Could Spread to Africa: Study

  Paris, France – A drug-resistant malaria parasite from southeast Asia can infect African mosquitoes, said a study Tuesday, boosting fears that a hard-to-cure variant of the disease could reach the ...

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‘Gifts’ from Chinese Herbal Medicine

‘Gifts’ from Chinese Herbal Medicine

  Paris, France – Derived from a herb used to treat fevers some 1,700 years ago, the anti-malaria drug artemisinin is one of many treatments plucked from the treasure chest of ...

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Ecobank Foundation Supports Longstanding Partnership with WACP and RCP London to Reduce Impact of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Ecobank Foundation Supports Longstanding Partnership with WACP and RCP London to Reduce Impact of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria

  LOME, Togo, – The Ecobank Foundation, along with two of its partners, the West African College of Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians (London) today launched the second year ...

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Novartis Malaria Treatment Coartem® 80/480mg Receives WHO Prequalification

Novartis Malaria Treatment Coartem® 80/480mg Receives WHO Prequalification

  BALE, Switzerland – Novartis antimalarial medicine Coartem® 80/480mg today received World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification, making it the first and only high strength (80/480mg) Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) antimalarial treatment available for ...

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Malaria Vaccine Gets Regulatory Nod

Malaria Vaccine Gets Regulatory Nod

  London, United Kingdom – The world’s most advanced malaria vaccine got the nod Friday from European regulators, despite mixed trial results, for eventual use in children in African countries plagued ...

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