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2014-04-02 16:31:07

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanaria received the 2014 Vaccine Industry Excellence Award for the "Best Prophylactic Vaccine" at a ceremony held March 25 in Washington DC during the 14th World Vaccine Congress. Vaccines from Sanofi Pasteur, GSK, and Novartis were among the 6 finalists competing with Sanaria. The awardee, Sanaria® PfSPZ Vaccine, demonstrated complete protection against malaria in all volunteers (6/6) who received high dose immunizations in a...

2014-04-01 23:04:48

The United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign launched a nationwide challenge to ask Americans to “Compete to Beat Malaria.” The month-long campaign aims to send 25,000 insecticide-treated bed nets to families in sub-Saharan Africa. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Today, the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign launched a nationwide challenge to ask Americans to “Compete to Beat Malaria.” The month-long campaign aims to send 25,000...

2014-04-01 16:25:22

GENEVA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access to dolutegravir could improve millions of lives in developing countries The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and ViiV Healthcare announced a new collaboration on HIV medicines today, signing two licensing agreements to increase access to dolutegravir (DTG), a promising new antiretroviral, for both adult and paediatric care. The agreements would allow generic...

2014-03-26 08:28:45

Residential mosquito spraying service utilizes 99.97 percent natural ingredients for mosquito and tick control solution MIDLAND PARK, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mosquito Shield of Northeast New Jersey will begin operations out of Midland Park in the spring of 2014, bringing the company's innovative mosquito and tick control solution to area residents. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/MN90299 Mosquito Shield offers a proprietary blend of 99.97...

2014-03-24 12:23:32

Residential mosquito spraying franchise offering proven results and turnkey operation will present at Cleveland expo CLEVELAND, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity to prospective franchisees at the Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo in Cleveland, OH. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140322/MN88804) The event takes place on March 29-30 at the...

2014-03-23 23:03:27

Have you ever wanted to help Africa but didn't know how? Well, here is your chance! (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Did you know that the physician-to-population ratio is 18 per 100,000 people continent-wide in Sub-Saharan Africa? Sub-Saharan Africa has 24 percent of the global burden of disease but only three percent of the world’s health workforce. Also, 51 percent of the world total of child deaths are in Africa. Sierra Leone has the highest rate of child deaths, but Nigeria accounts for...

2014-03-22 23:04:32

Florida Pond Management of Orlando Florida developed a method of using mosquito fish as well as common aquarium fish like: guppies, swordtails, mollies and white cloud mountain minnows, to control mosquitoes in backyard and community ponds and released the methods at the Global Pet Expo this week. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Florida Pond Management and Aquarium Fish Advisor were key players in the recent Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida. The topic under discussion at the...

2014-03-21 20:20:55

International communications platform harnessed the popularity of soccer to reach millions in Africa NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boutique agency KYNE and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) announced that United Against Malaria (UAM) was named Global Campaign of the Year at the 2014 PRWeek Awards ceremony held in New York City last night, the premier accolades of the communications industry. The designation honors UAM's seamless integration into the 2013 Orange(TM)...

2014-03-19 23:01:16

The Deki Reader’s objective analysis of rapid diagnostic tests allows health workers of all skill levels to deliver results with a high degree of accuracy. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 A field evaluation recently published in Malaria Journal demonstrated consistent interpretation of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for multiple disease strains between Fio Corporation’s Deki Reader™ and laboratory experts. The field evaluation analyzed results from 1,807 cases tested with an...

2014-03-13 23:04:28

Launches Creative Challenge to Kids 10-17 to Inspire New Ideas to “Send a Net. Save a Life.” New York City (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Today, Camp Broadway announced a strategic alliance with the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign to encourage performing arts-loving kids to take action and raise awareness about the global fight against malaria. The year-round partnership connects arts and advocacy by showcasing youthful creativity, delivering classroom curriculum, and...


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2005-08-25 10:14:14

The mosquito is a member of the family Culicidae. These insects have a pair of scaled wings, a pair of halteres, a slender body, and long legs. Only the females of most mosquito species suck blood from other animals. Size varies but is rarely greater than 0.6 inch (15 mm). Mosquitoes weigh only about 0.03 to 0.04 grain (2 to 2.5 mg). They can fly at about 0.9 to 1.6 mph (1.5 to 2.5 km/h) and most species are nocturnal. Mosquitoes are believed to have evolved 170 million years ago during...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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