#malaria

  • Article: This Organic Lotion Could Be the Latest Tool in the Fight Against Malaria
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    This Organic Lotion Could Be the Latest Tool in the Fight Against Malaria

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 31, 2019

    Ginette Karirekinyana believes in the power of catnip. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes
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    Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 17, 2019

    A new study found the repellent in parasitic nematodes Read more

  • Article: Dogs Can Detect Malaria — And It Could Save Lives
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    Dogs Can Detect Malaria — And It Could Save Lives

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 6, 2018

    A new study had dogs point to socks that were worn by children infected by malaria. Read more

  • 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