Новости по теме malaria

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Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases

US philanthropist Bill Gates announced he will donate over $500 million to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world.

Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases
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New test fast-tracks diagnosis for malaria

A new invention can cheaply and accurately diagnose malaria infection in just a few minutes using only a droplet of blood.

New test fast-tracks diagnosis for malaria
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French drugmaker delivers first semi-synthetic malaria drugs

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi announced the delivery of the first anti-malaria drugs to millions of patients in Africa.

French drugmaker delivers first semi-synthetic malaria drugs
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Malaria mosquitoes spotted in Astana

Anopheles claviger, a malaria mosquito species uncommon for Kazakhstan, has been spotted in the wetlands near Astana.

Malaria mosquitoes spotted in Astana
A girl gets tested to ensure a malaria bug she caught a month ago is no longer in her system. ©Reuters
Malaria: High risk focused in 10 African countries

Gains in fighting malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have left the highest risk for the disease concentrated in 10 countries.

Malaria: High risk focused in 10 African countries
Iron supplements do not boost malaria risk: study
Iron supplements do not boost malaria risk: study

Global health experts have warned against giving iron supplements in areas where malaria is rampant, but a study Tuesday found no rise in cases of the mosquito-borne disease among children who took iron.

Iron supplements do not boost malaria risk: study
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Gene clues point to Cambodia for resistant malaria

Gene analysis of malaria parasites has pinpointed western Cambodia as the hotspot of strains that are dangerously resistant to artesiminin, the frontline drug against the disease.

Gene clues point to Cambodia for resistant malaria
New fight needed against killer malaria in Asia
New fight needed against killer malaria in Asia

Asia accounts for 88 percent of all malaria cases and most of the 46,000 annual deaths occurring outside Africa, a new report shows Friday as experts demand more urgency in fighting the deadly disease..

New fight needed against killer malaria in Asia
Asia battles drug-resistant malaria
Asia battles drug-resistant malaria

Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in Asia, experts warned as a high-level conference opened Wednesday with the aim of hammering out an action plan to strengthen the region's response.

Asia battles drug-resistant malaria
WHO declared Kazakhstan malaria-free
WHO declared Kazakhstan malaria-free

The World Health Organization has declared Kazakhstan malaria-free.

WHO declared Kazakhstan malaria-free