#malaria

  • Article: How Bikes Helped Cut Malaria Deaths by 96% in This Zambia District
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    How Bikes Helped Cut Malaria Deaths by 96% in This Zambia District

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 30, 2018

    A pilot project has helped health workers fight the disease. Read more

  • Article: These New Mosquito Nets Could Prevent Millions of Malaria Cases Around the World
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    These New Mosquito Nets Could Prevent Millions of Malaria Cases Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 13, 2018

    There were an estimated 216 million cases of malaria in 2016. Read more

  • Article: Successful Swarm of 'Special Mosquitoes' Could Tackle 3 Deadly Diseases
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    Successful Swarm of 'Special Mosquitoes' Could Tackle 3 Deadly Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 2, 2018

    A project like this could help put an end to outbreaks of malaria and Zika. Read more

  • Article: Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns
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    Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 11, 2018

    Aedes aegypti mosquitoes spread diseases like dengue fever and the Zika virus. Read more

  • Article: Melbourne Is Set to Put Malaria on the World Agenda
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    Melbourne Is Set to Put Malaria on the World Agenda

    By Madeleine Keck|June 27, 2018

    The mosquito-borne infectious disease is the No. 1 killer in many countries worldwide. Read more

  • 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