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New compound can inhibit malaria parasite growth: Study

The researchers mentioned that the compound is now only a potential drug.

Malaria linked to 30 per cent higher risk of heart failure: Study

Around 4,000 malaria cases were identified, with 40 per cent having plasmodium falciparum, a parasite transmitted through mosquito bites that is responsible for the majority of severe malaria cases in humans.


How Odisha took bite out of malaria: strategy and ASHA soldiers on ground

Surveying the period between March 2015 and March 2019, this year’s Economic Survey also stated that “malaria cases improved significantly...after implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM)”.

Mumbai rains: Malaria, dengue cases on the rise

Last year, 392 malaria cases were reported from government hospitals and dispensaries in June, while cases of dengue rose from 21 in June to 399 in September in 2018.

India, 15 other African countries account for 80% of world's malaria cases: WHO

In all, 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and India carried almost 80 percent of the global malaria burden. In India, 1.25 billion people in the population were at risk of malaria, the report said.

Delhi: 146 malaria cases this season, about 40% recorded in August

Two cases of malaria were reported in February, one each in April and March, 17 in May, 25 in June, 42 in July and 58 till August 25, according to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation.


US regulators approve simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse

The new drug, GlaxoSmithKline's Krintafel (KRIN'-tah-fell), only targets the kind of malaria that mainly occurs in South America and Southeast Asia. Most malaria cases and deaths are in Africa, and they involve another species.

Deforestation causing increase in malaria cases: study

According to a new study, human-induced deforestation may be causing an increase in malaria cases in less developed malaria-endemic countries.

Few takers for mosquito breeding detectors

BMC programme to train people in detecting, destructing mosquito breeding spots in societies evokes poor response

Dengue cases up in Vidarbha but lower mortality this year

In case of malaria, the figures till August this year are 23, 532, 93, 17 compared to last year’s 16, 920, 42, 15.