Malaria Minute | The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds

Malaria Minute | The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds

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The Malaria Minute podcast brings you global malaria news in 60 seconds. Updated weekly. A podcast by Fight Malaria.


Parasites Prepare for Human Infection in the Mosquito
Nov 8 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Research details how malaria parasites prepare for human infection and researchers evaluate the use of drones in spraying insecticide onto irrigated areas of land in Zanzibar. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Researchers Image Mode of Action of Quinoline Drug Class
Nov 1 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Researchers image the mode of action of quinoline drugs, the function of rhomboid proteases is dynamically detailed and the WHO declares that 7 million cases of malaria have been reported in Burundi this year. More:…
The Forgotten Insecticide Developed by the German Military
Oct 25 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Scientists at New York University investigate a forgotten insecticide developed by the German military and researchers unearth why severe malaria is often accompanied by tissue damage and organ failure. More:…
Deforestation Causes Increase in Malaria Transmission
Oct 18 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest causes malaria transmission to increase and the analysis of a 50,000-year-old gene sequence explains how P. falciparum malaria parasites are able to infect humans. More:…
Unlocking the Genetic Secrets of the Malaria Parasite
Oct 11 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. The Crick develop new method of controlling malaria parasite genes, researchers discover a novel compound that inhibits key parasitic enzymes and The Global Fund is replenished in France. More:…
Rapid Return of Mosquitoes to Sahel Region Due to High-Altitude Migration
Oct 4 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. The rapid return of mosquitoes to the Sahel region of Africa is due to mosquito migration on high-altitude winds and a saliva-based malaria diagnostic tool has been awarded a £1 million grant. More:…
Humans with Undetectable Malaria Harbour Relapsing Parasites
Sep 27 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Humans with clinically undetectable malaria still harbour disease parasites that may be infectious to mosquitoes. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Scientists in Burkina Faso Release Genetically Sterilised Mosquitoes
Sep 20 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Scientists release genetically sterilised mosquitoes in Burkina Faso and the challenges of evaluating the efficacy of new drugs in malaria-endemic countries. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Eradicating Malaria by 2050 ‘Bold but Attainable’
Sep 13 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Eradicating malaria by 2050 is a ‘bold but attainable goal’ according to The Lancet and ivermectin proves successful in reducing malaria transmission and killing P. falciparum parasites. More:…
Biomarker Predicts Susceptibility to Malaria Fever
Sep 6 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Scientists learn that a child’s immunological signature can predict whether they will develop malaria fever and the Wellcome Sanger Institute launch their Malaria Cell Atlas. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Malaria Will Not Be Eradicated in the Foreseeable Future
Aug 30 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. WHO announce that malaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future and a new study reveals drug-resistant P. falciparum parasites in every region of Africa. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
British Doctor Celebrated on World Mosquito Day
Aug 23 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. World Mosquito Day celebrations take place, researchers culture malaria parasites similar to P. vivax in vitro and entomologists gather in London for the Ento ’19 scientific meeting. More:…
Burundi Malaria Outbreak Reaches Epidemic Proportions
Aug 16 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Malaria outbreak in Burundi reaches epidemic proportions and the pilot implementation programme of the RTS,S vaccine begins in Kenya. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Malaria Mortality May Be Higher than Estimated
Aug 9 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Previous estimates of malaria mortality in sub-Saharan Africa may have been underestimated and researchers in America and Germany look to nature for novel antimalarial compounds. More:…
Studying the Genes That Cause Insecticide Resistance
Aug 2 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Researchers investigate the genes that cause insecticide resistance among malaria-carrying mosquitoes, The Global Fund launch their ‘Step Up The Fight’ awareness campaign and Alok Sharma is named as UK Secretary of…
Drug-Resistant Malaria Parasites Spread to SE Asia
Jul 26 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Drug-resistant P. falciparum spread to South East Asia, researchers at LSTM uncover the mode of action of primaquine and the International Health journal will become open-access in 2020. More:…
Understanding Human Behaviour Key To Malaria Elimination
Jul 19 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Understanding human behaviour at night could reduce malaria transmission, study shows how the mosquito immune system combats malaria parasites and a researcher uncovers new insights into mosquito feeding behaviours.…
No Evidence of Malaria Rebound in Extended Phase 3 RTS,S Clinical Trial
Jul 12 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. The results of an extended Phase 3 RTS,S clinical trial are published in The Lancet, and researchers develop a high-tech mosquito net that monitors usage. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
UK Government Pledges £1.4bn to The Global Fund
Jul 5 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. The UK government announces new funding pledge for The Global Fund, the Gordon Research Conference and Seminar on Malaria takes place in Les Diablerets and climate warming could increase malaria risk in cooler…
7th International Conference on Plasmodium vivax Research
Jun 28 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Scientists gather in Paris for the 7th International Conference on Plasmodium vivax Research, high-resolution maps chart P. falciparum and P. vivax prevalence over seventeen years and Brian Gitta is named a laureate…
WHO Report Tracks Malaria Elimination Progress
Jun 21 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. New WHO report tracks the progress of 21 countries in eradicating malaria, the BBC investigate the sale of government drugs in Uganda and Professor Tu YouYou offers her recommendations to prevent artemisinin…
Using Big Data to Fight Malaria in Bangladesh
Jun 14 • 1 min
The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds. Big data allows scientists to produce malaria ‘risk maps’ in Bangladesh and Indian researchers develop a new paper-based method of malaria detection. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Metarhizium Fungus Effective at Killing Malaria Mosquitoes
Jun 7 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. A new study finds that fungus, genetically enhanced to produce spider toxin, can kill a large-number of malaria-carrying mosquitos. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Malaria Biology Questioned at 15th BioMalPar Conference
May 31 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The BioMalPar conference takes place in Germany, Venezuela experiences malaria resurgence in humanitarian crisis and the BBC showcase efforts to fight malaria in Sierra Leone. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Algeria and Argentina Certified ‘Malaria-Free’ by WHO
May 24 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Algeria and Argentina certified ‘malaria-free’ by WHO, journalists from high burden countries begin RBM media fellowship and Dr Pedro Alonso speaks at the World Health Assembly. More:…
Malaria Session Organised for World Health Assembly
May 17 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Ministerial meeting regarding malaria is arranged for the World Health Assembly, the ‘Malaria Vaccines for the World’ event takes place in Oxford and submissions open for the ‘Malaria in Melbourne’ conference. More:…
President’s Malaria Initiative Publish Annual Report
May 10 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Rory Stewart becomes new Secretary of State for International Development, PMI release their thirteenth Annual Report and the MalaFA report shares the opinion of African experts. More:…
The Launch of the Civil Society for Malaria Elimination Network
May 3 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The Civil Society for Malaria Elimination Network is launched, the Independent and Quartz Africa criticise the RTS,S malaria vaccine and Fever Tree raise money for Malaria No More UK. More:…
The Global Health Community Celebrate World Malaria Day
Apr 26 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. World Malaria Day celebrations take place across the world, an event in London assesses Commonwealth malaria commitments and a pilot programme of the RTS,S vaccine begins in Malawi. More:…
Ghana Prepares for Large-Scale Trial of RTS,S Malaria Vaccine
Apr 18 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Ghana prepares for trials of the RTS,S malaria vaccine, it’s announced that the PfSPZ vaccine will be tested in early 2020. Venezuelan malaria cases reached 1 million in 2018 and Bill Gates celebrates World Mosquito…
David Beckham Launches Voice Petition To End Malaria
Apr 12 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. A new film using AI technology reveals David Beckham speaking nine languages, calling on people to join the world’s first voice petition to end malaria. Hear from Elvis Eze, who is part of the campaign. More:…
Australian Veteran Calls for Royal Commission into Tafenoquine
Apr 5 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Combining data on parasite genetics and human movement provides greater insight into how malaria spreads, Nigeria loses N132 billion to malaria each year and Stuart McCarthy, an Australian veteran, calls for a Royal…
Cyclone Idai Causes ‘Spike’ in Malaria Cases
Mar 29 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Cyclone Idai causes ‘spike’ in malaria cases, Oxford Uni researchers head to Africa to sequence mosquito DNA and the NothingButNets Leader Summit takes place in the US capitol. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Malaria Funding Cut in US Budget Proposals
Mar 22 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. US budget proposals make significant cuts to global health programs, the RBM Partnership announce their new CEO and the Australian government announce a $2.1 million program to support veterans concerned about…
Ivermectin Successful in Blocking Malaria Transmission
Mar 15 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Treating children and adults with ivermectin blocks malaria transmission, an experimental drug called ‘DSM265’ cures seven of malaria and the British Department of Health spends £56 million on research into the…
Venezuelan Migration “Could Spread Malaria to US”
Mar 8 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Migration from Venezuela could spread malaria to other countries, applying antimalarial drugs to mosquito nets could reduce malaria transmission and Bayer launches the world’s first combination indoor insecticide.…
Malaria Cases in Venezuela Skyrocket During Humanitarian Crisis
Mar 1 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. WHO release new vector control guidelines, consolidating more than 20 sets of recommendations and Venezuela suffers a resurgence of malaria, with health officers “prohibited” to list the disease as a cause of death.…
‘Origami’ Malaria Test Proves 98% Accurate
Feb 22 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. A paper-based microfluidic malaria test proves 98% accurate, Italian researchers begin a CRISPR gene drive experiment by sterilising female mosquitos and Lauren Carruthers shares her malaria poem. More:…
Geneva Meeting Strengthens Global Malaria Communications
Feb 15 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The SCPC committee meet in Switzerland to discuss global malaria communications, the Anopheline mosquito may have transmitted malaria before human existence and a Chinese scientist claims that the Plasmodium…
DNA from Single Mosquito Used to Produce Genome Assembly
Feb 8 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. WHO fails to recognise ‘socio-cultural’ context of communities in vaccine trials, scientists make genome assembly from DNA of single mosquito and researchers find that a parasite’s genome organisation correlates…
Fever Tree Commits £1 Million to Fight Malaria
Feb 1 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Fever Tree increases malaria funding by £1 million, the economic impact of fake antimalarials is quantified and the BBC shares the story of Zanzibar’s malaria control program. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
Malaria Vaccine Promises ‘Lifetime Immunity’
Jan 25 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Novel malaria vaccine offers ‘lifetime immunity’, drones offer a solution to Africa’s lack of satellite imagery, the UK’s funding towards global health skyrockets in recent years and to halt malaria, more focus is…
The Global Fund Seeks $14 Billion to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Jan 18 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The Global Fund seeks $14 billion to fund its disease work, a vaccine against fatal pregnancy malaria shows promising results and the Anopheles Stephensi mosquito is found in Ethiopia. More:…
ACT Drug Resistance Reported in India
Jan 11 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Indian researchers report cases of artemisinin resistance, a Burundian entrepreneur develops mosquito-repellent cosmetics and ineffective and untreated bed nets stall progress against malaria in Uganda. More:…
Tafenoquine Declared ‘Safe and Effective’ in Oxford Study
Jan 4 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The University of Florida develops ‘spit test’ for malaria, a new study shows that Tafenoquine is ‘safe and effective’ for the prevention of malaria and the threat of antimalarial drug resistance. More:…
Japanese Scientists Identify Virus That Can Destroy Malaria Parasite
Dec 28, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The fight against the world’s deadliest diseases can be won with sustained investment, malaria is over-diagnosed in Nigeria and scientists in Japan find that baculovirus can destroy liver-stage parasites. More:…
Ugandan AI Lab Develops Malaria Detection App
Dec 21, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Uganda’s first AI lab develops a mobile app for the detection of malaria, infants born with low birth weight are twice as likely to have malaria and Ghanaian farmers are unable to harvest 60% of their crops every…
UN Biodiversity Conference Decide Not to Ban ‘Gene Drives’
Dec 14, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Uzbekistan declared ‘malaria-free’ by WHO, Australian veterans ‘no better off’ after a Senate inquiry into Mefloquine, a UN Biodiversity Conference decides not to ban ‘gene drives’ and Longleat Safari Park close…
Kenya’s Malaria Diagnosis Kits ‘Not Functional’
Dec 7, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The Ugandan Ministry of Health announces plans to use Rapid Diagnostic Kits to detect malaria, Kenyan governors say that medical equipment from state-owned ‘Kemsa’ is faulty and a married couple from Indonesia…
Gene-Editing Mosquito Plan Fails
Nov 30, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Plans to use genetically modified mosquitoes to eliminate malaria have stalled after officials admit it didn’t work and a four-day mass drug administration is launched in Democratic Republic of Congo. More:…
Getting the Malaria Response ‘Back on Track’
Nov 23, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The World Health Organisation publishes annual ‘World Malaria Report’, highlighting progress towards eradication, Penny Mordaunt announces £27million injection into Unitaid and PMI shares their Malaria Operational…
Malaria Minute | Friday 16th November
Nov 16, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Iron deficiencies in African children could protect them from malaria, a UN biodiversity conference may impose a ban on the use of gene drives and North and South Korea will establish a joint response system for…
Malaria Minute | Friday 9th November
Nov 9, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Deforestation leads to a ten-fold increase of monkey malaria in Malaysia and malaria fights back with resistance to Chloroquine. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for…
Malaria Minute | Friday 2nd November
Nov 2, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Study shows that dogs can smell malaria, Apple launches mosquito emoji in iOS 12.1 and Karine Le Roch receives $6.6 million in funding to research therapeutic strategies for malaria. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 26th October
Oct 26, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Researchers photograph antibodies working together to bind to malaria, activists campaign against the release of genetically modified mosquitoes and Joan Nalubega, 21, wins $12,500 for her mosquito soap company.…
Malaria Minute | Friday 19th October
Oct 19, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Researchers explore how malaria affects those with Ebola, mosquito traps that mimic humans prove effective in collecting malaria vectors and Salisbury Rugby Club take over the city’s Nando’s to raise money for “Buzz…
Malaria Minute | Friday 12th October
Oct 12, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Uganda sees 50% drop in malaria deaths, the University of Otago cultures monkey malaria and scientists explore how to prevent infected humans from passing malaria onto mosquitoes using TBVs. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 5th October
Oct 5, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Doctors Without Borders employee removed from a malaria program in Niger, Japanese company launch the world’s first ‘mosquito repellent paint’ and avian malaria results in a UK zoo using plastic models instead of…
Malaria Minute | Friday 28th September
Sep 28, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. WHO deploys 4,000 volunteers to tackle malaria in Borno, Imperial College London use gene-editing to block the reproductive abilities of mosquitoes and researchers boost the immune response to malaria. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 21st September
Sep 21, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Nando’s launches malaria bracelets, researchers discover that cancer therapies can help overcome malaria drug resistance and malaria takes a hold on earthquake-hit Lombok. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute…
Malaria Minute | Friday 14th September
Sep 15, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Vaccines against malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis ‘unlikely’ unless funding triples, an investigational drug developed by Portland State University to go through clinical trials and 10,000 genetically modified…
Malaria Minute | Friday 7th September
Sep 7, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. BBC journalist and 5 Live presenter, Rachael Bland, dies at the age of 40 and the ‘wonder therapy’ for cancer to become available on the NHS - we speak to an expert working on similar therapies for malaria. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 31st August
Aug 31, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The FDA approves Arakoda for the prophylaxis of malaria in adults, the Australian Senate investigates the use of Tafenoquine and Mefloquine in conflict and the bike project in Zambia reducing malaria deaths by 96%.…
Malaria Minute | Friday 24th August
Aug 24, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Celebrations take place to recognise the work of Sir Ronald Ross on World Mosquito Day, the UK International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt, threatens to halt £1.5bn of aid money if there is a no-deal Brexit…
Malaria Minute | Friday 17th August
Aug 17, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Tory MP Andrea Jenkyns visits Kenya with Malaria No More UK, radio saved a child’s life from malaria in Burkina Faso and an online petition calls for veteran suicides to be specified in coronary lists. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 10th August
Aug 10, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Research offers hope for more effective malaria therapy, cases of malaria continue to grow in Paraguay’s neighbouring countries and the need for more gender equality in malaria research. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 3rd August
Aug 3, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. A study finds substantial links between the risk of severe malaria and genetic variations in red blood cell genes, another study finds that platelets can attack and kill malaria parasites. And researchers from the…
Malaria Minute | Friday 27th July 2018
Jul 27, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The FDA’s approval of GSK’s new malaria drug Tafenoquine (Krintafel) provokes a mixed response and a research team from the ANU and The University of Queensland make a ‘small fragment of human protein’ that kills…
Malaria Minute | Friday 20th July 2018
Jul 20, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Yale University researchers develop new malaria vaccine in mice models, the FDA endorses GSK’s single-dose drug tafenoquine and warns consumers about expired test kits, the video game ending malaria and Nelson…
Malaria Minute | Friday 13th July
Jul 13, 2018 • 1 min
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Anti-malaria drugs, Tafenoquine and Mefloquine, come under fire after claims of neuropsychiatric side effects, NIH researchers block parasites entering the bloodstream, Jigawa to distribute 3.5 million mosquito…
Malaria Minute | Friday 6th July
Jul 6, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Australia hosts Malaria World Congress, Cheryl Cole thanks the NHS for saving her life when she contracted malaria in Tanzania, how dams increase malaria transmission and a new drug to reduce malaria deaths in Papa New…
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Thursday 5th July
Jul 5, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. The Malaria World Congress comes to a end, the Statement of Action is announced, Olivia Ngou Zangue discusses the role of communities in achieving sustainable health and Peter Sands talks on the urgent need…
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Wednesday 4th July
Jul 4, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. Malaria Researcher, Rima Shretta, estimates the cost of malaria elimination in the Asia Pacific, Unitaid invests in better tools to prevent the misdiagnosis of childhood fevers, more information on the…
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Tuesday 3rd July
Jul 3, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. ‘Gene-Drive’ technologies are put on show, the Business Alliance Against Malaria presents at Congress, The Civil Society Declaration is shown, calling on governments to do more and a new collaborative…
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Monday 2nd July
Jul 2, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, joins the conference, announcing on Twitter that the country will be stepping up support for research projects, Jimmie Rodgers discusses how the Solomon Islands…
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Sunday 1st July
Jul 1, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. Thinking outside the box, it’s the first day of the Malaria World Congress. Delegates from nearly 70 countries headed to Melbourne, Australia for a malaria conference like no other. In the following days,…
Malaria Minute | Friday 29th June
Jun 28, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Australian scientists one step closer to developing a new malaria vaccine, Zambia aims to eradicate malaria by 2021 and a new way of treating cerebral malaria has been discovered by scientists at the Universities of…
Malaria Minute | Friday 22nd June
Jun 22, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Ugandan refugees to get mosquito nets, combining two experimental anti-malarial vaccines can reduce malaria infections and a professor receives an OBE for services to parasitology and malaria. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 15th June
Jun 15, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. In a historic statement, the World Health Organisation confirms that Paraguay is free from malaria and a Ugandan scientist wins a major prize for bloodless malaria detection device. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute…
Malaria Minute | Friday 8th June
Jun 8, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Mystery illness kills 8 children in Uganda, €100bn available to European Scientists, the impact of the US Malaria Initiative is analysed in a new study and Kenyan researchers trial a new drug for pregnant women. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 1st June
Jun 1, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Mystery illness kills 8 children in Uganda, €100bn available to European Scientists, the impact of the US Malaria Initiative is analysed in a new study and Kenyan researchers trial a new drug for pregnant women. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 25th May
May 25, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. U.S. Veteran suffers long term damage from taking anti-malarial tablets, the secrets of how malaria became a human-killer and the University of Southern California announce the development of a prototype device capable of…
Malaria Minute | Friday 18th May
May 18, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Changes in a person’s body odour may help to identify them as infected with malaria, hygiene is the primary vaccine against child disease, The Rwandan Minister for Health says and mosquito spit primes your body for disease,…
Malaria Minute | Friday 11th May
May 11, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Imperial College VP visits Ghana and Kenya to strengthen research ties, USAID newsletter focuses on infectious diseases, vaccines are pushing pathogens to evolve and climate change is harming children’s health. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 4th May
May 9, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Mosquitoes don’t just bite for food, they also bite to quench their thirst during drought, scientists identify core genes which enables P. Falciparum to survive and The Scripps Research Institute receives $12 million from…
Malaria Minute | Friday 27th April
Apr 27, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Mosquitoes don’t just bite for food, they also bite to quench their thirst during drought, scientists identify core genes which enables P. Falciparum to survive and The Scripps Research Institute receives $12 million from…
Malaria Minute | Wednesday 25th April
Apr 25, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. WORLD MALARIA DAY: Children beat malaria out of the community, the UN says that the malaria response should get ‘back on track’, malaria cases increase in Venezuela and GSK fight malaria in the lab, and on the ground. More:…
Malaria Minute | Saturday 21st April
Apr 21, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. TV presenter and Malaria No More ambassador, Charlie Webster, to run London Marathon, the #BiInSci social media campaign and Prince Charles to become the new Head of The Commonwealth. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute…
Malaria Minute | Friday 20th April
Apr 20, 2018 • 0 min
The latest news about malaria. ERC Advanced Grants offer Sweedish professor €2.5million to research the sex of malaria parasites, historic investments into Malaria R&D at the Malaria Summit in London and Andrew Mitchell on overseas aid. More:…
Malaria Minute | Thursday 19th April
Apr 19, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Microsoft Founder, Bill Gates, says that increased investment in satellite surveillance is needed to eradicate malaria, South Africa issues malaria warning, Bayer pursues a novel insecticide ingredient and The Star newspaper…
Malaria Minute | Wednesday 18th April
Apr 18, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. MALARIA SUMMIT: Speakers encourage Commonwealth leaders to adopt new target of halving malaria cases, Bill Gates announces $4bn in new funding and HRH Prince of Wales on why eradicating malaria is so important. More:…
Malaria Minute | Tuesday 17th April
Apr 17, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Novartis injects $100 million into malaria drug research, residents in Abuja, Nigeria demands access to malaria vaccine and the World Health Organisation purchases new high-tech mosquito nets. More:…
Malaria Minute | Monday 16th April
Apr 16, 2018 • 0 min
The latest news about malaria. MIT Researchers produce polymer gels using caffeine, malaria parasites are present in 23% of donor blood and children in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi will get the first dose of the RTS,S vaccine. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 13th April
Apr 12, 2018 • 0 min
The latest news about malaria. The British Scientist behind a ‘major malaria breakthrough’ and why three waves of drug-resistant malaria have emerged from one tiny region of Cambodia. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a…
Malaria Minute | Friday 6th April
Apr 6, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Winnie Mandela dies at 81, people across the world pay tribute to Martin Luther King, fifty years after his death and scientists explain why iron can sometimes worsen malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About…
Malaria Minute | Friday 30th March
Mar 29, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Triclosan, an ingredient found in healthcare products, can inhibit target genes in the malaria parasite, Aardman Animations produce a malaria film and scientists discover a genetic fingerprint of proteins linked to deadly…
Malaria Minute | Friday 23rd March
Mar 22, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. USAID’s Mark Green speaks to the Foreign Aid Committee, GSK employees enjoy a workout session by Joe Wicks (aka The Body Coach) to celebrate the GSK – Sport Relief Partnership and we present LIVE coverage of Sport Relief…
Malaria Minute | Friday 16th March
Mar 15, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Changing meal times may be key to managing malaria, according to a new study. ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli JAILED after defrauding investors, Lassa Fever breaks out in Nigeria and the launch of Sport Relief 2018. More:…
Malaria Minute | Friday 9th March
Mar 8, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. The Global Fund ends funding for malaria treatment in North Korea over transparency concerns, IBM uses Artificial Intelligence to augment the decision-making abilities of officials and the emoji that could help fight…
Malaria Minute | Friday 2nd March
Mar 2, 2018 • 1 min
The latest news about malaria. Malaria is eliminated in Marsabit, Wella Health reduces malaria deaths by connecting citizens to healthcare workers using WhatsApp and Dr Jimmy Opigo distributes mosquito nets. More: https://www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute…