Malaria

Malaria spreads around CHT amid Covid pandemic

Between January and June of 2020, the CHT districts logged 2,108 malaria infected patients while the number was 2,210 in the corresponding months this year. Among the patients, 76 per cent of malaria ...

Malaria spreads around CHT amid Covid pandemic

Japanese scientists repurpose anti-malarial drug to fight Covid

Mefloquine could reduce the overall viral load in affected patients to under 7 per cent and shorten the ‘time-till-virus-elimination’ by 6.1 days. Their findings are published in Frontiers in ...

Japanese scientists repurpose anti-malarial drug to fight Covid

China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight

China was certified as malaria-free on Wednesday by the World Health Organization, following a 70-year effort to eradicate the mosquito-borne disease

China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight

Higher mosquito blood meals increase malaria transmission

Multiple bouts of blood feeding by mosquitoes reduce the incubation period for malaria parasites and increase malaria transmission potential, said a study

A mosquito is bloated with blood as it inserts its stinger into human flesh in this undated file photo obtained from the US Department of Agriculture(USDA) on September 9, 2002. AFP file photo