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Centrin: negative results can be a positive thing.

With only one week left of my lab research serving of my Master’s course, I have realised how beneficial the masters programme is. Not only have I learnt so much in the world of malaria but in science in general, be it lab techniques, microscope skill, scientific writing. 1.359 more words

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HN: Honduras Aims for Malaria Elimination

http://www.theglobalfund.org/en/mediacenter/newsreleases/2015-03-20_Honduras_Aims_for_Malaria_Elimination/

Honduras Aims for Malaria Elimination

20 March 2015

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduras and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have strengthened their partnership with the signing of a new grant to intensify efforts to eliminate malaria. 365 more words

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UG: Mosquito nets alone can't stop malaria - study

http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/666240-mosquito-nets-alone-can-t-stop-malaria-study.html

Mosquito nets alone can’t stop malaria – study
Publish Date: Mar 24, 2015

A good number of people still got infected with malaria after they were supplied with the insecticide-treated bed nets. 731 more words

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New Malaria Vaccine Candidate: PSOP12 Review of Sala et al, 2014

A recent publication from Imperial College London has proposed a new human transmission-blocking vaccine (TBV) target – a sexual stage Plasmodium protein PSOP12. Early results in rodent malaria models look very promising so the next step in testing human malaria… 1.267 more words

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US: Mosquitoes Attracted to Malaria Parasite in People

http://www.voanews.com/content/mosquitoes-attracted-to-malaria-parasite-in-people/2694127.html

Mosquitoes Attracted to Malaria Parasite in People

FILE – A female Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Jessica Berman

March 25, 2015 12:52 PM

Malaria is spread by mosquitoes, which bite an infected person or animal, then spread the parasite to another human or animal.  344 more words

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Climate Change

According to the BBC,  experts warn that “Mosquitoes could bring diseases such as dengue fever and West Nile virus to the UK within the next few decades”.  210 more words