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Saturday, May 15, 2021



Explained: Why a malaria vaccine candidate has raised new hope, and what went into its making

May 05, 2021 8:00 am

R21/Matrix M has been developed by scientists at University of Oxford, the same location where the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine was developed. They’ have been working on this version for almost 6-7 years now.

New research: Mosquito protein inhibits number of viruses, raises hope against Covid too

March 16, 2021 7:53 am

A mosquito protein, called AEG12, strongly inhibits the family of viruses that cause yellow fever, dengue, West Nile, and Zika, and also weakly inhibits coronaviruses, according to new research.

Indian-origin man appointed global coordinator for US President's Malaria Initiative

February 02, 2021 9:34 am

Dr. Raj Panjabi has served as an assistant professor of medicine at the Harvard Medical School, an associate physician at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and the CEO and co-founder of Last Mile Health.

Explained: Plasmodium ovale and other types of malaria

December 13, 2020 8:44 am

The soldier in Kerala is believed to have contracted Plasmodium ovale during his posting in Sudan, from where he returned nearly a year ago, and where Plasmodium ovale is endemic.

India only high endemic country to report malaria cases decline of 17.6% in 2019 over 2018: Govt

December 02, 2020 5:03 pm

India is the only high endemic country which has reported a decline of 17.6 per cent in 2019 as compared to 2018 as far as malaria cases are concerned, it said.

Mosquito-borne diseases: Causes, symptoms and prevention tips

September 19, 2020 2:12 pm

Know these causes, symptoms of mosquito-born diseases and avail timely treatment

Delhi: Malaria, dengue cases creeping up

May 12, 2020 2:02 am

The South, North and East civic bodies have prepared a roadmap of activities — fogging and awareness drives — to be carried out in the coming days.

World Malaria Day 2020: Does malaria continue to be a threat during Covid-19 outbreak?

April 25, 2020 10:51 am

The early symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, myalgia and fatigue, might be confused with malaria and lead to challenges in early clinical diagnosis.

WHO warns that malaria deaths in Africa could double this year

April 23, 2020 7:17 pm

The region has more than 25,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with more than 1,200 deaths, and governments working with partners such as the WHO are focusing on tackling the pandemic.

Telling Numbers: Malaria drop is sharpest in India, 90% of cases are in 7 states

December 05, 2019 7:53 am

Compared to 2017, India reported 2.6 million fewer cases in 2018. This makes India the country with the largest absolute reductions among the countries that share 85% of the malaria burden.