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Image 1 - Which Came First? Humans Or Malaria?
2011-11-03 03:41:16

Malaria is not only native to the New World, but it has been present long before humans existed and has evolved through birds and monkeys.

2011-10-06 09:11:27

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.

2011-09-07 12:08:46

Children who live in households that own at least one insecticide-treated bed net are less likely to be infected with malaria and less likely to die from the disease.

2011-09-07 11:14:13

In several sub-Saharan African countries, the rapid, widespread implementation of insecticide treated nets (often referred to as ITNs—which can prevent malaria by protecting those sleeping under them from the bites of night-flying, malaria parasite-carrying mosquitoes) has been accompanied by significant reductions in child deaths, real life findings that reflect the results of clinical trials and support continued efforts to scale-up and maintain ITN coverage in sub-Saharan Africa.

2011-08-25 21:11:16

The incidence of malaria in many African countries south of the Sahara is falling rapidly.

2011-06-21 00:00:29

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Updated 6 p.m. The United Nations Foundation announced today the appointment of Chris Helfrich as Director of its Nothing But Nets campaign—a global, grassroots campaign to save lives by preventing malaria. Mr.

2011-04-28 06:00:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, as a follow up to World Malaria Day, PSI Global Ambassador Mandy Moore and ABC News' Be the Change: Save a Life are co-hosting an on-line essay contest, asking others to share stories of what inspires them to take action in global health.

2011-04-27 15:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Islamic Relief USA is hosting its Second Annual Malaria Conference to highlight its commitment to combating and preventing the spread of malaria in high-risk areas of Mali.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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