WHO approved Mosquirix based largely on results from ongoing research in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi that tracked more than 800,000 children who have received the vaccine since 2019.
Published on Oct 07, 2021 07:28 AM IST
The vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline Plc and its partners won a recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday for use in children in sub-Saharan Africa and other regions with moderate to high transmission.
Published on Oct 07, 2021 02:02 AM IST
Agencies | , Geneva
- The impact of Covid-19 on the fight against HIV, TB and malaria and the communities supported by Global Fund has been devastating. For the first time in the history of the global fund, key programmatic results have gone backwards.
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 10:20 AM IST
Last year, the district had a total of five cases between January and August. Officials said this was due fewer tests conducted during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Updated on Aug 31, 2021 11:33 PM IST
By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
Officials said this is mainly because malaria cases weren’t diagnosed, treated at major government hospitals, or reported by smaller private practitioners during the pandemic. So far, Delhi has reported 32 cases of malaria this year.
Updated on Aug 20, 2021 02:40 AM IST
By Anonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
A new study finds correlation between fatal opiate overdoses and mental and physical distress using surveys of physically and mentally unhealthy days. Mental distress increases the relative risk of dying from a drug overdose by as much as 39 per cent.
Updated on May 27, 2021 10:36 AM IST
The observations came even as the three civic bodies in the national capital are gearing up to conduct mega drives this week to ensure vector control.
Published on May 25, 2021 04:17 AM IST
By Richa Banka, Ashish Mishra
A study lead by a team of researchers from Virginia Tech and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health claimed that multiple bouts of blood-feeding by mosquitoes shorten the incubation period for malaria parasites and increase malaria transmission potential.
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 02:30 PM IST
Boston | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
According to the researchers, cerebral malaria is a severe, life-threatening complication of infection with the Plasmodium falciparum parasite that can infect humans through the bite of Anopheles mosquitoes.
Published on Dec 16, 2020 05:57 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
As many as 18 out of the 46 people examined by the medical team tested positive for malaria, however, the reason for others falling ill is not clear yet, said an official
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 10:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Sasaram | By Prasun K Mishra
Covid-19 deaths crossed 1.5 million worldwide on December 3, which is close to four times the 411,000 malaria deaths, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Malaria Report 2020 released on November 30.
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 02:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
A recent study revealed that females are able to clear asymptomatic malaria infections at a faster rate than their male counterparts.
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 09:50 AM IST
California | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
Doctors in at least two Delhi hospitals have reported patients with twin infections of Covid-19 and dengue or malaria, a trend that could become worrying since the double disease may be deadlier, and the region is entering its most critical season for mosquito-transmitted diseases.
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 05:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
Malaria affects more than 200 million people worldwide and killed an estimated 405,000 people in 2018 - most of them babies and children under five years old.
Updated on Aug 28, 2020 12:18 PM IST
London | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
The impact of Covid-19 could undo some of the significant progress against these diseases made over the past two decades, said Timothy Hallett, a professor at Imperial College London who co-led the study.
Updated on Jul 15, 2020 06:56 AM IST
London | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
Health officials say matters could worsen because the symptoms of Covid-19, dengue and malaria and a few other diseases such as typhoid and common flu often overlap.
Updated on Jun 13, 2020 07:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur| Edited by Sabir Hussain
An official spokesperson said the main diet of the gambusia fish was mosquito larvae
Published on May 04, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Hisar
Doctors say combination of the three drugs has helped cure Covid-19 patients
Updated on Apr 16, 2020 10:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rupsa Chakraborty, Mumbai
Let us pledge that we will eliminate malaria even from the remotest corner of India by 2030. Only when we leave no one behind will we cross the finish line
Updated on Mar 14, 2020 06:11 PM IST
By KJ Alphons and Gaurav Gogoi
1,062 malaria cases recorded this year against 624 cases last year while at 541, swine flu cases saw whooping jump with only 47 positive counts in 2018
Published on Nov 02, 2019 08:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Mandeep Kaur Narula, Amritsar
India shares a sustained partnership with the Global Fund since 2002 both as recipient and as a donor.
Published on Sep 03, 2019 09:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
Mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and chickungunya pose a great threat to more than half of the world’s population. In 2007, malaria alone caused over 435,000 deaths in the world, while due to this deadly disease more than a thousand people lost their lives in India in the last four-and-a-half years. Read about how these diseases spread and what species of mosquitoes transmit them.
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 05:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By HTC
In its latest situation report, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said 5.7 million cases of malaria had been recorded in Burundi in 2019 -- a figure roughly equal to half its entire population.
Published on Aug 06, 2019 02:33 PM IST
Nairobi | By Agence France-Presse
Health workers said the eight cases were reported from areas such as Wazirabad and Pataudi, and that those affected were between 30 and 40 years of age. All the eight cases of malaria were caused by the Plasmodium vivax species of the malaria parasite.
Published on Aug 06, 2019 04:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
Fogging consists of spraying insecticides on walls of buildings and in dark spaces where mosquitoes hide.
Published on Jul 10, 2019 11:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
As per data provided by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which maintains record of vector-borne diseases reported across the city, the number of malaria cases in Delhi stood at 31 till Saturday(June 22).
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 04:24 AM IST
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
Two cases of malaria were confirmed by the health department in May.
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 08:46 AM IST
Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
Data indicates that it is headed in the right direction, but the last mile is the hardest
Published on Jun 06, 2019 08:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
Officials said the app would be available for residents in a few months. Once available, residents of the city can upload photos and information about breeding sites.
Published on May 17, 2019 02:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurgaon | By HT Correspondent
The year’s first case was confirmed on April 16, when a 38-year-old man, a resident of Sector 56, tested positive for the disease.
Updated on May 12, 2019 12:15 AM IST
Gurugram | By HT Correspondent