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The Ebola Virus Disease outbreak hit a milestone of sorts, I guess it could be described as macabre, but the number of cases in the three West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has...

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The southern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) province of Katanga is seeing its share of problems including instability, violence and hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people. However,...

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Two people hospitalized at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has started a flurry of rumors concerning the presence of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on the Caribbean island of Barbados. However, on Monday,...

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Since 2000, the number of malaria deaths in Africa and worldwide have decreased significantly, according to new data published in the World Malaria Report 2014. However, the report notes despite the great...

A new study from Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência in Portugal has shown that malaria infection rates are significantly decreased in individuals with increases in particular antibodies derived from interactions...

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After warning us in 2011 about a huge reservoir of Plasmodium knowlesi  in the monkeys and how the increasing human populations and deforestation could shift the disease to humans, Director of the...

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PRESS RELEASE In support of a bold quest to rid the world entirely of malaria, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Sunday announced an award of US$156 million to PATH to support the PATH Malaria Vaccine...

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A member of the Medical Brigade team from Cuba who went to West Africa to fight Ebola, died from complications of cerebral malaria, according to a Cuban News Agency report today. 60-year-old economist, Jorge...

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The westernmost county in Florida recorded their third human case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection during the past week, according to the Florida Department of Health. The newest case in Escambia County...

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Co-infections with two mosquito borne diseases are being seen in Mumbai, India and doctors are advising practitioners to be aware of this phenomenon. Although not a frequently seen situation, Dr Khusrav...