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GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it is applying for regulatory approval for the world's first vaccine against malaria, designed for children in Africa. The British drugmaker said the shot, called RTS,S, is intended exclusively for use ...

AIDS and TB Down Globally, Study Finds

And while more people are being infected with malaria, fewer people are dying from it, especially children. The new report from researchers at the University of Washington shows 30 million people are currently infected with HIV. That’s more than 18 ...

Nigeria death shows Ebola can spread by air travel

"Unfortunately the initial signs of Ebola imitate other diseases, like malaria or typhoid," he said. The aid organization on Saturday said a U.S. doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia had tested positive for the deadly virus. A Samaritan's Purse ...

Nigeria may have no polio cases next year, says Bill Gates

In health work, one of his most high-profile programs is the fight against malaria, the mosquito-borne disease that infects more than 200 million people a year and kills more than 600,000 people. Nine out of 10 deaths are in Africa. The campaign includes ...

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CDC - Malaria - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated July. 22, 2014

Malaria diagnosis and treatment and prevention, including transmission, antimalarial prophylaxis, malaria map, malaria hotline re: travelers and VFRs.

Malaria - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health

Updated July. 10, 2014

Malaria is a mosquito‐transmitted disease which commonly infects international travellers, sometimes fatally. Deaths from malaria are usually caused by ...

Malaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated July. 26, 2014

Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a type of unicellular microorganism) of the genus Plasmodium.

Malaria Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention

Updated July. 23, 2014

Malaria is a serious disease that causes high fever and chills. What causes malaria? A bite from a mosquito.