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How Is Malaria Spread

The limburger cheese trap is just one technology that’s being used to prevent the spread of malaria. Watch the TED talk about it at https://www.ted.com/talks/bart_knols_cheese_dogs_and_pills_to_end_malaria

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Zika around the world: Where do we stand? - CNN.com

Misquitos are now the deadliest animal in the world. They kill over 725,000 people per year. They carry malaria.

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Scientists Create Malaria-Proof Mosquitoes

This photo shows a Anopheles stephensi mosquito, the same species altered by University of California scientists. They’re only flying around a lab for now, but researchers hope the insects will eventually help stop the spread of the disease among humans.  Related: In Russia, Women Compete to Be Bitten

Connecticut to receive $580k to protect against Zika – The Connecticut Department of Public Health is receiving nearly $580,000 to support the state's efforts to protect residents from the Zika virus and to monitor Zika-related birth defects. Read more: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/article/20160802/news/160809916 #CT #Connecticut #Zika #Disease #Virus #Health

Goal 6: One of the targets is: "Halt and begin to reverse, by 2015, the spread of HIV/AIDS." It can be achieved! Here, mothers and their babies are pictured at a primary health centre, ante-natal care site with voluntary counselling and HIV/AIDS testing, family planing and reproductive health in downtown Antananarivo, Madagascar. (16 March 2006, UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe)

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howwecouldhaveaworldwithoutmalaria Why Malaria in Africa is Still One of the Worlds Greatest Health Issues (INFOGRAPHIC)

howwecouldhaveaworldwithoutmalaria Why Malaria in Africa is Still One of the Worlds Greatest Health Issues (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Country Confusion Keeps Ebola-Fearing Tourists Out of Africa

When Canadian tourist Shauna Magill posted on Facebook that she’d arrived safely in Uganda, a friend warned her to beware of “a thing called Ebola please.”

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Varroa destructor is an external parasitic mite that attacks honey bees Apis cerana and Apis mellifera. The disease caused by the mites is called varroatosis.

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