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Malaria-infacted mosquitoes: How to protect your children

May 16, 2013
Mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite are more attracted to human body odor than uninfected insects, a study suggests.Researchers found that infected insects were three times more likely to be lured towards a human scent.They ran two tests, the...

Rowan Williams becomes new chair of Christian Aid

April 26, 2013
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will soon take on new responsibilities as the chair of the board of trustees of Christian Aid, an organization based in London, England that helps poor and underprivileged people all over the world.According...

Poetry and Science, Method and Malaria

December 13, 2012
BANGKOK, Thailand2012 Joint International Tropical Medicine MeetingDecember 13, 2012I opened with a guided meditation where I asked all in attendance to close their eyes and to imagine a woman lying on the floor in an African village. She's...

Fast action required to stop Malaria in Greece

November 23, 2012
If you're planning to travel to Greece over the holidays, take heed: Scientists warned Greek authorities Friday that they must urgently step up control of mosquitoes and surveillance of infected people to stop malaria from re-establishing itself...

Greece in a battle with mosquito-borne diseases

September 4, 2012
The Southern European country of Greece has certainly seen their share of problems recently, whether it’s their well documented financial woes or the rise in violence against immigrants.However, another issue has reared its ugly head in the...