Description Leptospirosis is a widespread zoonosis that is endemic worldwide, with a higher incidence in tropical climates, and infects a variety of wild and domestic animals that excrete the organism in their urine or in the fluids of parturition. Human infection occurs through exposure to... Malaria: General Information
What is malaria? Malaria is a serious, sometimes fatal, disease caused by a parasite. There are four kinds of malaria that can infect humans: Plasmodium falciparum (plaz-MO-dee-um fal-SIP-a-rum), P. vivax (VI-vacks), P. ovale (o-VOL-ley), and P. malariae (ma-LER-ee-aa). Where does malaria occur?... Laos: About the Country
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Global warming amplifying malaria risk
Global warming will expose millions more people to malaria as parasite-bearing mosquitoes move to higher altitudes, according to new research into the health perils from climate change. Tropical highland areas in Africa, Asia and central and southern America are particularly at risk, a study in the... Climate change could mean more malaria in Africa, South America
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Future global warming could lead to a significant increase in malaria cases in densely populated regions of Africa and South America unless disease monitoring and control efforts are increased, researchers said on Thursday. In a study of the mosquito-borne disease... Zapped Malaria Parasite Raises Vaccine Hopes
The maverick malaria vaccine achieves 100 percent protection using parasites from irradiated mosquitoes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Malaria 'spreading to new altitudes'
Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread in the African and South American highlands, traditionally havens from the disease, scientists say.
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As soon as you start the adoption process in Ethiopia (or any country) I would get started on travel documents and read up on the current situation pertaining travelers.
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When When I learned of Madonna's bid for another adoption, I couldn't help but sigh. I don't like feeling that way when hearing about an adoption, but I don't think celebrity adoption is always the best advertisement. There are a lot of ideas and statements being thrown about that are not... Help Children Avoid Mosquito Bites This Summer
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13:22 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-13-22. ... , and lowest in areas with highest transmission of malaria . The Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Summit, which was held in Abuja, Nigeria in 2000, ...
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mission of malaria . The Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Summit, which was held in Abuja, Nigeria in 2000, tar-geted 60% coverage of recommended MiP prevention and treatment by 2005 [23,24], a target which was later set to 80% by 2010 .
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