Malaria death toll to exceed COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa: WHO

Por Kate Kelland LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Malaria deaths due to disruptions during the coronavirus pandemic in services designed to combat the mosquito-borne disease will far exceed COVID-19 deaths in sub-Saharan Africa, warned the World Health Organization on Monday. More than 409,000 people worldwide – mostly babies in the poorest areas of Africa – … Read more

Covid-19 threatens efforts made in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria (report)

Since its inception in 2002, the Global Fund partnership has saved 38 million lives since 2002, including six million in 2019, a 20 percent increase in the number of lives saved from the previous year, welcomes entry multilateral organization. This remarkable advance is due to greater efficiency in health service delivery, success in identifying and … Read more

Australian researchers want to breed mosquitoes in factories

Research team intentionally wants to breed mosquitoes At first glance, the idea seems pretty absurd: a factory in Australia intentionally wants to breed mosquitoes. But why? There are already enough of the nuisances. But the idea behind industrial mosquito breeding could save many lives. Mosquitoes transmit life-threatening diseases How does the procedure work? Female mosquitoes … Read more

How mosquitoes could protect us from serious diseases

Research team intentionally wants to breed mosquitoes At first glance, the idea seems pretty absurd: a factory in Australia intentionally wants to breed mosquitoes. But why? There are already enough of the nuisances. But the idea behind industrial mosquito breeding could save many lives. Mosquitoes transmit life-threatening diseases How does the procedure work? Female mosquitoes … Read more

Bill Gates issues warning about malaria outbreak in the world | Coronavirus – Health

Tycoon Bill Gates made a call on his blog ‘Gatesnotes‘not to neglect health and also pay attention to the transmission of malaria because “the mosquitoes did not take their rest during the pandemic.” “Mosquitoes bite every night and infect millions of people with malaria, a disease that kills a child every two minutes of every … Read more

Fight against malaria: Donation of US $ 1.8 million

Through the Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the US government yesterday announced a donation of medical supplies in the amount of 1.8 million dollars to the Department of Public Health.More than 2 million Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) as well as nearly 2 million treatments in the form … Read more

Malaria. Drug resistance spotted in Africa

After’Asie, it is now the African continent which has to cope with resistance from the parasites responsible for malaria, carried by mosquitoes, to artemisinin-based treatment. At the end of July, researchers were alarmed about the situation, mainly in Southeast Asia. The researchers feared that, as with the chloroquine and pyrimethamine, the emergence of parasites resistant … Read more

Malaria parasite begins to resist major drug in Africa

First cases of resistance to the main antimalarial in Africa For the first time in Africa, a Franco-Rwandan team of scientists, led by Didier Ménard from the Institut Pasteur in Paris and Aline Uwimana from the Rwanda Biomedical Center in Kigali, highlighted what field doctors and the WHO feared for a long time: the appearance … Read more

Prevention against malaria: The state wants to vaccinate 229,000 children in Tamba

“Our goal this year is to reach 229,000 children. We hope, as last year, to vaccinate 90% of them ”, indicates the chief medical officer of the health district of Tambacounda, Tidiane Gadiaga, at the launch of thecampaign against malaria. A rate of 90% of vaccinated children had been reached in the region during the … Read more

Göttingen: Malaria remedy does not stop coronavirus

The research team from the Infection Biology Department at the German Primate Center in Göttingen: (from left) Dr. Markus Hoffmann, Hannah Kleine-Weber and Professor Stefan Pöhlmann. © Karin Tilch / DPZ Researchers all over the world are looking for effective medications to combat Covid 19 disease. Her focus is not only on new, but also … Read more