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Wins Major Contract to Work in 15 Countries BETHESDA, Md., Oct.
Preventative treatment with a monthly dose of a newer antimalarial drug can reduce the risk of malarial infection among young children.
Annual awards – bestowed at the AU – highlight how Africa’s future is inextricably tied to progress in defeating malaria. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PRWEB)
A malaria control method that targets mosquito larvae and pupae as they mature in standing water could be an important supplementary measure in the fight against the disease.
The highest levels ever of DDT in breast milk have been measured in mothers living in malaria-stricken villages in South Africa.
A pair of provocative studies in the July 2012 issue of The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (AJTMH) provides a window into the intense ground war now underway against malaria.
Indoor spraying with the insecticide bendiocarb has dramatically decreased malaria transmission in many parts of Benin, new evidence that insecticides remain a potent weapon for fighting malaria in Africa despite the rapid rise of resistance to an entire class of mosquito-killing compounds.
Model predicts more good news: with increased funding, another 3 million deaths can be prevented WASHINGTON, Sept.
Current tools for combating malaria, such as artemisinin-combination therapy and increasing coverage of long-lasting insecticide bednets can result in major reductions in Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission and the associated disease burden in Africa.
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