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Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Malaria
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WHO welcomes European regulators’ initial green light on malaria vaccine 25.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
New York, Jul 25 : The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday welcomed a major regulatory hurdle cleared by a malaria vaccine, saying it expects to make a policy recommendation later this year on its use in the context of an overall panoply of public health tools for combatting the disease which kills one African child a minute.
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First Malaria Vaccine Gets Approved 25.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
Vaccine, Mosquirix, developed by GlaxoSmithKline, is the first of its kind against a parasitic infection in humans.
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WHO welcomes European regulators’ initial green light on malaria vaccine 25.7.2015 Sify News
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday welcomed a major regulatory hurdle cleared by a malaria vaccine, saying it expects to make a policy recommendation later this year on its use in the context of an overall panoply of public health tools for combatting the disease which kills one African child a minute.
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‘Typhoid’ cases in Khammam 25.7.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Typhoid’ cases in Khammam
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Dengue casting a long shadow over Telangana 25.7.2015 Hindu: Home
‘Taking precautions from mosquito bite and not allowing water to stagnate are two major precautions that people have to take’
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World’s 1st malaria vaccine approved 25.7.2015 Asian Age: Newsmaker
European regulators on Friday gave the go-ahead for the world’s most advanced malaria candidate vaccine, despite mixed results from years-long trial on nearly 15,500 children in seven African countries.The London-based European Medicines Agency (EMA) said in a statement it had adopted “a positive scientific opinion for Mosquirix... For use outside the European Union”. The drug is also known as RTS,S. The vaccine is aimed at young children — the main victims of malaria — and is being developed by the British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmit-hKline (GSK). “The CHMP (Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use) concluded that despite its limited efficacy, the benefits of Mosquirix outweigh the risks,” the EMA said. “After decades of research into malaria vaccinations, Mosquirix is the first vaccine for the disease to be assessed by a regulatory agency,” it added.The World Health Organisation is evaluating the vaccine “as an addition to” existing treatments, and not as a substitute, the WHO says on its ...
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Malaria vaccine go-ahead 25.7.2015 Telegraph: International
The world's first malaria vaccine got a green light today from European drugs regulators who recommended it as safe and effective to use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease.
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World's first malaria vaccine gets regulatory nod from EMA 24.7.2015 ET: Healthcare
The vaccine, named Mosquirix, was given the green light by London-based European Medicines Agency after more than 30 years of research, detailed in 230,000 pages of data.
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Malaria vaccine developed, fights just 1 strain 24.7.2015 TOI: Home
First the good news — after 30 years of research, the world finally has a viable vaccine ready for use to fight malaria.
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World's first malaria vaccine gets go-ahead from EU regulators 24.7.2015 Hindu: S & T
Vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline for babies in Africa
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 24 24.7.2015 Sify Finance
LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 28 to 29 points or 0.4 percent lower on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting
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High Alert in Bhadradri as 3 Test Positive for Malaria 24.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
The district authorities have sounded a high alert at all pushkaram ghats in Khammam district as three pilgrims have tested positive for Malaria.
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Dengue fear looms as waterlogging persists 24.7.2015 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
Rainwater still accumulated in huge potholes on roads and lanes of localities and piles of garbage strewn all over the roads in some areas are not only causing inconvenience to office-goers but also posing a serious health risk to residents.
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Indian-led US team develops plant protein-based drugs for multiple infectious diseases 23.7.2015 New Kerala: Technology
Houston, (Texas, U.S.A.), July 23 :- A team of scientists, led by an Indian, has reportedly developed a plant protein-based drug for treatment of all infectious diseases, including Malaria, AIDs and Ebola.
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Mosquito breeding: Millennium Bus Depot in the dock 23.7.2015 Hindu: National
First comes rain, then water-logging, and then the outbreak of vector-borne diseases. To prevent dengue and malaria spreading across the Capital, the civic bodies have cracked down on the owners of...
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Man gets notice for erecting cattle shed in residential area 23.7.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
Following the complaints of residents regarding the operation of a cattle shed amid residential area of Deo Nagar, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has issued a notice to the shed owner and has granted him 15 days for filing a ...
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Fever Cases Increasing in District 23.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
Till Wednesday evening,653 people sought treatment for fever at the various hospitals in the district.
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71% Mumbai households without medical insurance: Study 22.7.2015 TOI: Bombay Times
In a survey of 22,850 households by the NGO Praja Foundation across the city’s all 24 wards, it was found that 71% did not have medical insurance. Each household spent an average of Rs 48,321 on medical expenses annually, rendering them financially weak.
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Mumbai: TB again top killer disease, lifestyle ailments not far behind 22.7.2015 TOI: Bombay Times
Tuberculosis, hypertension and diabetes have emerged among the top killers of 2014-15, showing how maximum city is at the receiving end of both infectious and lifestyle diseases.
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Communicable Diseases: Capital Tops in Kerala 22.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
Thiruvananthapuram has reported the highest number of cases in the state in five types of communicable diseases so far this year, according to the government.
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