Malaria Minute | The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds

Malaria Minute | The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds

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Podcast by Fight Malaria
19th October
Oct 19 • 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…
12th October
Oct 12 • 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:…
5th October
Oct 5 • 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…
28th September
Sep 28 • 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:…
21st September
Sep 21 • 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…
14th September
Sep 15 • 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…
7th September
Sep 7 • 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:…
31st August
Aug 31 • 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%.…
24th August
Aug 24 • 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…
17th August
Aug 17 • 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:…
10th August
Aug 10 • 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:…
3rd August
Aug 3 • 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…
27th July 2018
Jul 27 • 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…
20th July 2018
Jul 20 • 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…
13th July
Jul 13 • 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…
6th July
Jul 6 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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,…
29th June
Jun 28 • 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…
22nd June
Jun 22 • 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:…
15th June
Jun 15 • 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…
8th June
Jun 8 • 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:…
1st June
Jun 1 • 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:…
25th May
May 25 • 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…
18th May
May 18 • 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,…
11th May
May 11 • 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:…
4th May
May 9 • 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…
27th April
Apr 27 • 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 • 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 • 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…
20th April
Apr 20 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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:…
13th April
Apr 12 • 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…
6th April
Apr 6 • 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…
30th March
Mar 29 • 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…
23rd March
Mar 22 • 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…
16th March
Mar 15 • 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:…
9th March
Mar 8 • 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…
2nd March
Mar 2 • 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…