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Imagine no Malaria

...our beloved Alaskan mosquitoes and did not carry a dreaded disease.Imagine No Malaria is a movement determined to end malaria in Africa by 2016. So far, malaria's impact has been cut in half, to a death rate of every 60 seconds instead of...
Documentarians encourage climate of debate makers Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer are battling Malaria, DDT, polar bears, climate change, Green Peace and Al Gore...Humans are animals too. ... Millions of children are dying of Malaria each year before their fifth birthday." The couples current...
Outside editorial: Fighting disease in Africa

...House of Representatives, which took the president's generous proposal to spend $30 billion over five years fighting AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis around the world and upped it by $20 billion. The $50-billion reauthorization for the president's anti-disease...
Success is never ours to define

...a chemical that had been known for decades as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane. DDT contributed to reductions in typhus and malaria. By 1945 it became a widely used agricultural insecticide. Müller's discovery earned him a Nobel Prize in 1948. But a...
On the Trails: Parasites: bad news and good news

...lethargy, heavy infestations can be lethal. The one-celled malaria parasite is a perennial threat, sometimes deadly, in life, to the parasitic organisms causing tuberculosis, malaria, hepatitis, and several other diseases, allergies are rarer...
No place like Homer for returning sailor

...water. By conserving, Morris and his crew used only 50 gallons between Japan and Adak.The biggest health concerns were malaria, for which he was vaccinated, and infections, for which he carried a broad-spectrum antibiotic.Were the three years...
What lies ahead in 2013 AD

...poorest countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America; and bring progress in addressing the spread of HIV/AIDS and eradicating malaria and polio in Asia and Africa.As always, during this "Year of Faith" the Catholic Church hopes for progress in ecumenical...
Accumulated fragments: The patron saint of American wilderness

...He later wrote a book called A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf in which he recounted his exploits. After a short bout with Malaria he sailed to New York and then booked passage to California.Muir arrived in San Francisco in 1868 and immediately left to...
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary
My Turn: Natural medicine has its value and its limitations

...strong immunity will not inoculate you against. One of those is malaria, especially the P-falciparum variety of malaria parasite, which attacks the brain. I picked up malaria in Ghana while visiting my wife, Mary Alice, and daughter, Alice...
Outside editorial: Rachel Carson was a visionary with critics

...blaming the renowned "Silent Spring" author for millions of malaria deaths in the developing world. They say her 1962 book led...World Health Organization, it could help reduce intractable malaria, at least until mosquitoes develop resistance; but in doing...


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