June 1: A genetically modified fungus wiped out malaria-carrying mosquitoes in a month and a half, in trials in West Africa which have come closer than ever before to study the potential impact of releasing an engineered organism in the wild.

185 malaria patients in state-5

May 31, 2019 12:30 pm

DHAMBOJHI, May 31: A total of 185 malaria patients have been found in state-5. According to statistics released by State-5 Health Directorate under the Social Development Ministry revealed this.

African malaria threat

May 20, 2019 00:30 am

Malaria imported from African continent has been increasing steadily in the last few years, and is posing unnoticed public health threat to Nepal

KAILALI, Oct 28: With Malaria taking toll in Lucknow and Bareli of Uttar Pradesh in India, a health check post has been set up at Gauriphanta border in Dhangadhi to make sure that no migrant worker brings the epidemic to Nepal.

KANCHANPUR, Oct 8: Kanchanpur is reeling under a high risk of malaria due to open border with India. Number of patients entering into the country with malaria epidemic from India is on the rise every year.

Baitadi at high risk of malaria

August 28, 2018 12:28 pm

BAITADI, Aug 28: Baitadi district is at high risk of malaria infection these days. The district has been recording the increasing number of malaria patients in the last three years, according to the Public Health Office, Baitadi's Health Assistant, Santosh Pandey.

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U.S. regulators have approved a simple, one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of Plasmodium vivax malaria. One dose of GlaxoSmithKline’s Krintafel (tafenoquine) prevented relapses in three-in-four patients.

A drug to treat malaria - the first such pill to get approval in 60 years - has been given the green light by authorities in the United States.

NAWALPARASI, April 29: So far 21 Malaria patients have been detected in Nawalparasi.

Dang still at risk of malaria

April 27, 2018 12:19 pm

DANG, April 27: Fifteen malaria patients have been found in the past nine months in Dang, the District Public Health Office (DPHO), Dang confirmed.

Eliminating malaria

April 26, 2018 11:25 am

Malaria is a parasitical disease transmitted by mosquito bite. The parasite named Plasmodium is the real cause of this disease. The malaria parasite is injected into a human body by the mosquito while sucking blood. Once inside the body, it multiplies in liver before infecting red blood cells.

Malaria lessons

July 23, 2017 00:20 am

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JOHANNESBURG, April 24: Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with hundreds of thousands of young children, who have been at highest risk of death.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Around 2,000 lab-tested Malaria patients are being detected in Nepal every year.