It was discovered that people who had one copy of the Dantu gene had 40 percent protection against malaria and those with two copies of Dantu gene had 70 percent protection against the disease.
Delhi govt to tackle vector-borne disease with #10Hafte10Baje10Din anti-dengue campaign from 1 September
According to a municipal report released on Monday, At least 48 cases of malaria and 41 of dengue have been reported till 15 August.
Thawing ground brings once frozen microorganisms, organic material and other particles to the surface that were locked away for millennia.
The chemical is the first novel insect repellent introduced since 2009, and can also fight resistance to many common insect repellents seen today.
Mosquitoes cannot spread COVID-19, Kansas State University finds after studying three most common vectors species
Mosquitoes are common vectors of a number of infectious pathogens, but WHO has maintained that COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that spreads through droplets and fomites.
Disrupted health service in low-middle income countries might lead to increase in HIV, TB, malaria related deaths due to COVID-19 pandemic
Maintaining access to ART for HIV, diagnosis and treatment for TB and distribution of insecticide-treated nets to prevent malaria could mitigate the broader health impact of the virus.
COVID-19 treatment: Fabiflu by Glenmark, HCQ, Remdesivir and other drugs that are being used to treat coronavirus patients
Favipiravir is an antiviral drug which was developed by a Japanese pharma company, Fujifilm Toyama Chemical, to treat influenza.
FDA said it was no longer reasonable to believe that oral formulations of HCQ maybe effective in treating the illness caused by COVID-19.
Holy Grail: Vaccine made from mosquito spit could protect people from all kinds of vector borne diseases
The initial results from the trial showed that an Anopheles mosquito-based vaccine was safe and it triggered antibody and cellular responses.
WHO promises review of safety data on hydroxychloroquine by mid-June; body suspends trials on coronavirus patients
WHO promised a swift review of data on hydroxychloroquine, probably by mid-June, after safety concerns prompted the group to suspend the malaria drug’s use in a large trial
Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) study shows increased mortality in COVID-19 patients just as ICMR widens its use in India
The study suggests that HCQ should not be used against COVID-19 outside of clinical trials at this point.
COVID-19 presents a unique challenge to India’s policymakers and public health professionals. As they face difficult choices in the coming months, they can draw lessons from India’s recent success against malaria.
Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage
India has a whopping 54.6 million people with heart disease, 83 people per lakh population have cancer.
World Malaria Day 2020: WHO tells nations not to compromise on efforts to battle disease during COVID-19 pandemic; says 67% deaths among kids under 5
WHO says that every year the world witnesses more than 200 million new cases of malaria
World Malaria Day 2020: WHO's anti-malaria campaign and target to eliminate malaria from 35 more countries by 2030
According to WHO reports, malaria affected more than 228 million people in the world in 2018 and killed about 405,000 people globally in the same year.
Various studies have since been done all over the world to test the efficiency of HCQ in the treatment of COVID-19 but with controversial results.
WHO reminds governments, hospitals to continue to provide essential health services despite Coronavirus crisis
Essential health services must continue, babies are still being born, vaccines must still be delivered in this crisis.
The elderly, poor and the sick hurt most during extreme heat with overheating, respiratory disease and kidney problems.
'We've won the battle against dengue': Arvind Kejriwal says less than 1,100 cases, no deaths reported in capital this year
Kejriwal said that till last week, less than 1,100 reported cases of the disease and no deaths due to it were recorded during this year.
A 50,000-year-old gorilla DNA sample has led researchers to answers about how the deadliest malaria parasite came to infect humans.