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By Fight Malaria
The latest news about malaria, in 60 seconds.

From breaking news to detailed analysis, Malaria Minute keeps you informed of the latest malaria news.

A podcast by Fight Malaria.
Malaria Minute | Friday 13th July
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 nets, Nigeria loses 300 billion Naira to malaria and the Malaria World Congress calls on the global community to work together. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 13, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 6th July
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 Guinea. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 6, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Thursday 5th July
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 to step up the fight against malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 5, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Wednesday 4th July
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 collaborative platform for malaria researchers and WHO shares the need to improve surveillance systems. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 4, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Tuesday 3rd July
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 platform is launched to accelerate access to new innovations. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 3, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Monday 2nd July
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 are ‘the world’s epicentre of non-communicable diseases’ and Twitter impressions with #MalariaCongress soar. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 2, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Sunday 1st July
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, the latest research and news will be shared to Congress, get involved with the event on twitter with #MalariaCongress More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 1, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 29th June
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 Manchester and Glasgow. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 28, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 22nd June
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: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 22, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 15th June
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 About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 15, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 8th June
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: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 8, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 1st June
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: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 1, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 25th May
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 early-stage malaria detection. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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May 25, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 18th May
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, so scientists want to make an anti-saliva vaccine. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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May 18, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 11th May
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: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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May 11, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 4th May
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 the Gates Foundation. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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May 9, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 27th April
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 the Gates Foundation. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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April 27, 2018
Malaria Minute | Wednesday 25th April
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: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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April 25, 2018
Malaria Minute | Saturday 21st April
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 About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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April 21, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 20th April
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: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 20, 2018
Malaria Minute | Thursday 19th April
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 in Kenya reports that 120,000 Kenyan children will receive the RTS,S vaccine this year. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 19, 2018
Malaria Minute | Wednesday 18th April
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: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 18, 2018
Malaria Minute | Tuesday 17th April
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: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 17, 2018
Malaria Minute | Monday 16th April
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: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 16, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 13th April
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 single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 12, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 6th April
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 us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 6, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 30th March
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 strains. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 29, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 23rd March
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 2018. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 23, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 16th March
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: https://www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 16, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 9th March
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. More: https://www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 9, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 2nd March
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 About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 2, 2018
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