#malaria

  • Article: Ugandan Man Invents 1-Minute Malaria Test That Doesn't Require Blood
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    Ugandan Man Invents 1-Minute Malaria Test That Doesn't Require Blood

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 15, 2018

    Malaria is the leading cause of death in Uganda. Read more

  • Article: Bill and Melinda Gates Just Launched a Biotech Startup to Fight Diseases
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    Bill and Melinda Gates Just Launched a Biotech Startup to Fight Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 11, 2018

    The organization will focus on fighting malaria and TB — not making money. Read more

  • Article: Engineers Learn How to Detect Malaria Using Just a Magnet and Laser
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    Engineers Learn How to Detect Malaria Using Just a Magnet and Laser

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 31, 2018

    Quicker and cheaper detection of malaria could help control the disease. Read more

  • Article: Some Lizards Have Green Blood — and It Might Protect Them From Malaria
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    Some Lizards Have Green Blood — and It Might Protect Them From Malaria

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 18, 2018

    Going green could take on a whole new meaning. Read more

  • Article: These Insecticide-Infused Nets Are Protecting Children From Malaria
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    These Insecticide-Infused Nets Are Protecting Children From Malaria

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 7, 2018

    New nets infused with two insecticides have helped decrease malaria in children by 44%. Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates Just Pledged $31 Million to Fight Malaria in Latin America
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    Bill Gates Just Pledged $31 Million to Fight Malaria in Latin America

    By David Brand|Jan. 25, 2018

    The Gates Foundation is joining forces with other funders to combat the mosquito-borne illness. Read more

  • Article: Malaria on the Rise in War-Tattered Syria
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    Malaria on the Rise in War-Tattered Syria

    Jan. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The World Health Organization estimates that malaria cases rose by almost 100,000 last year. Read more

  • Article: Here Are the 9 Biggest Global Health Moments From 2017
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    Here Are the 9 Biggest Global Health Moments From 2017

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 11, 2017

    From funding for polio to developing an HIV vaccine, 2017 was a big year for global health. Read more