Malaria Minute | The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds

67 EpisodesProduced by Fight Malaria

The latest news about malaria, in 60 seconds.From breaking news to detailed analysis, Malaria Minute keeps you informed of the latest malaria news.A podcast by Fight Malaria.

67 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Malaria Funding Cut in US Budget Proposals

March 22nd, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


US budget proposals make significant cuts to global health programs, the RBM Partnership announce their new CEO and the Australian government announce a $2.1 million program to …

Ivermectin Successful in Blocking Malaria Transmission

March 15th, 2019

1:00

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


Treating children and adults with ivermectin blocks malaria transmission, an experimental drug called …

Venezuelan Migration "Could Spread Malaria to US"

March 8th, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


Migration from Venezuela could spread malaria to other countries, applying antimalarial drugs to mosquito …

Malaria Cases in Venezuela Skyrocket During Humanitarian Crisis

March 1st, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


WHO release new vector control guidelines, consolidating more than 20 sets of recommendations and Venezuela …

'Origami' Malaria Test Proves 98% Accurate

February 22nd, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


A paper-based microfluidic malaria test proves 98% accurate, Italian researchers begin a CRISPR gene drive experiment by sterilising female mosquitos and Lauren Carruthers shares …

Geneva Meeting Strengthens Global Malaria Communications

February 15th, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


The SCPC committee meet in Switzerland to discuss global malaria communications, the Anopheline mosquito may have transmitted malaria before human existence and a Chinese …

DNA from Single Mosquito Used to Produce Genome Assembly

February 8th, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


WHO fails to recognise 'socio-cultural' context of communities in vaccine trials, scientists make genome …

Fever Tree Commits £1 Million to Fight Malaria

February 1st, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


Fever Tree increases malaria funding by £1 million, the economic impact of fake antimalarials is quantified …

Malaria Vaccine Promises 'Lifetime Immunity'

January 25th, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


Novel malaria vaccine offers 'lifetime immunity', drones offer a solution to Africa's lack of satellite …

The Global Fund Seeks $14 Billion to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

January 18th, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


The Global Fund seeks $14 billion to fund its disease work, a vaccine against fatal pregnancy malaria shows …

ACT Drug Resistance Reported in India

January 11th, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


Indian researchers report cases of artemisinin resistance, a Burundian entrepreneur develops mosquito-repellent cosmetics and ineffective and untreated bed nets stall progress …

Tafenoquine Declared 'Safe and Effective' in Oxford Study

January 4th, 2019

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


The University of Florida develops 'spit test' for malaria, a new study shows that Tafenoquine is 'safe and effective' for the prevention of malaria and the threat of …

Japanese Scientists Identify Virus That Can Destroy Malaria Parasite

December 28th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.


The fight against the world's deadliest diseases can be won with sustained investment, malaria is …

Ugandan AI Lab Develops Malaria Detection App

December 21st, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Uganda's first AI lab develops a mobile app for the detection of malaria, infants born with low birth weight are twice as likely to have malaria and Ghanaian farmers are unable to …

UN Biodiversity Conference Decide Not to Ban 'Gene Drives'

December 14th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Uzbekistan declared 'malaria-free' by WHO, Australian veterans 'no better off' after a Senate inquiry into Mefloquine, a UN Biodiversity Conference decides not to ban 'gene drives' …

Kenya's Malaria Diagnosis Kits 'Not Functional'

December 7th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

The Ugandan Ministry of Health announces plans to use Rapid Diagnostic Kits to detect malaria, Kenyan …

Gene-Editing Mosquito Plan Fails

November 30th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Plans to use genetically modified mosquitoes to eliminate malaria have stalled after officials admit it didn’t work and a four-day mass drug administration is launched in …

Getting the Malaria Response 'Back on Track'

November 23rd, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

The World Health Organisation publishes annual 'World Malaria Report', highlighting progress towards eradication, Penny Mordaunt announces £27million injection into Unitaid and PMI …

Malaria Minute | Friday 16th November

November 16th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Iron deficiencies in African children could protect them from malaria, a UN biodiversity conference may impose …

Malaria Minute | Friday 9th November

November 9th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Deforestation leads to a ten-fold increase of monkey malaria in Malaysia and malaria fights back with …

Malaria Minute | Friday 2nd November

November 2nd, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Study shows that dogs can smell malaria, Apple launches mosquito emoji in iOS 12.1 and Karine Le Roch receives $6.6 million in funding to research therapeutic strategies for …

Malaria Minute | Friday 26th October

October 26th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Researchers photograph antibodies working together to bind to malaria, activists campaign against the release of genetically modified mosquitoes and Joan Nalubega, 21, wins $12,500 …

Malaria Minute | Friday 19th October

October 19th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Researchers explore how malaria affects those with Ebola, mosquito traps that mimic humans prove effective in …

Malaria Minute | Friday 12th October

October 12th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Uganda sees 50% drop in malaria deaths, the University of Otago cultures monkey malaria and scientists explore …

Malaria Minute | Friday 5th October

October 5th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Doctors Without Borders employee removed from a malaria program in Niger, Japanese company launch the world's …

Malaria Minute | Friday 28th September

September 28th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

WHO deploys 4,000 volunteers to tackle malaria in Borno, Imperial College London use gene-editing to block the …

Malaria Minute | Friday 21st September

September 21st, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Nando's launches malaria bracelets, researchers discover that cancer therapies can help overcome malaria drug …

Malaria Minute | Friday 14th September

September 15th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Vaccines against malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis 'unlikely' unless funding triples, an investigational drug …

Malaria Minute | Friday 7th September

September 7th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

BBC journalist and 5 Live presenter, Rachael Bland, dies at the age of 40 and the 'wonder therapy' for cancer to become available on the NHS - we speak to an expert working on …

Malaria Minute | Friday 31st August

August 31st, 2018

1:00

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

The FDA approves Arakoda for the prophylaxis of malaria in adults, the Australian Senate investigates the use …

Malaria Minute | Friday 24th August

August 24th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Celebrations take place to recognise the work of Sir Ronald Ross on World Mosquito Day, the UK International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt, threatens to halt £1.5bn of aid …

Malaria Minute | Friday 17th August

August 17th, 2018

1:00

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Tory MP Andrea Jenkyns visits Kenya with Malaria No More UK, radio saved a child's life from malaria in Burkina Faso and an online petition calls for veteran suicides to be …

Malaria Minute | Friday 10th August

August 10th, 2018

1:00

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Research offers hope for more effective malaria therapy, cases of malaria continue to grow in Paraguay's neighbouring countries and the need for more gender equality in malaria …

Malaria Minute | Friday 3rd August

August 3rd, 2018

1:00

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

A study finds substantial links between the risk of severe malaria and genetic variations in red blood cell genes, another study finds that platelets can attack and kill malaria …

Malaria Minute | Friday 27th July 2018

July 27th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

The FDA's approval of GSK's new malaria drug Tafenoquine (Krintafel) provokes a mixed response and a research team from the ANU and The University of Queensland make a 'small …

Malaria Minute | Friday 20th July 2018

July 20th, 2018

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The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Yale University researchers develop new malaria vaccine in mice models, the FDA endorses GSK's single-dose drug tafenoquine and warns consumers about expired test kits, the video …

Malaria Minute | Friday 13th July

July 13th, 2018

1:00

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds.

Anti-malaria drugs, Tafenoquine and Mefloquine, come under fire after claims of neuropsychiatric side effects, NIH researchers block parasites entering the bloodstream, Jigawa to …

Malaria Minute | Friday 6th July

July 6th, 2018

1:00

The latest news about malaria.

Australia hosts Malaria World Congress, Cheryl Cole thanks the NHS for saving her life when she contracted malaria in …

Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Thursday 5th July

July 5th, 2018

1:00

The latest news from the Malaria World Congress.

The Malaria World Congress comes to a end, the Statement of Action is announced, Olivia Ngou Zangue …

Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Wednesday 4th July

July 4th, 2018

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The latest news from the Malaria World Congress.

Malaria Researcher, Rima Shretta, estimates the cost of malaria elimination in the Asia Pacific, …

Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Tuesday 3rd July

July 3rd, 2018

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The latest news from the Malaria World Congress.

'Gene-Drive’ technologies are put on show, the Business Alliance Against Malaria presents at …

Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Monday 2nd July

July 2nd, 2018

1:00

The latest news from the Malaria World Congress.

Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, joins the conference, announcing on Twitter that the …

Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Sunday 1st July

July 1st, 2018

1:00

The latest news from the Malaria World Congress.

Thinking outside the box, it’s the first day of the Malaria World Congress. Delegates from nearly 70 countries headed to Melbourne, Australia for a malaria conference like …

Malaria Minute | Friday 29th June

June 28th, 2018

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The latest news about malaria.

Australian scientists one step closer to developing a new malaria vaccine, Zambia aims to eradicate malaria by 2021 and a new way of treating cerebral malaria has been discovered by …

Malaria Minute | Friday 22nd June

June 22nd, 2018

1:00

The latest news about malaria.

Ugandan refugees to get mosquito nets, combining two experimental anti-malarial vaccines can reduce malaria infections …

Malaria Minute | Friday 15th June

June 15th, 2018

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Malaria Minute | Friday 8th June

June 8th, 2018

1:00

The latest news about malaria.

Mystery illness kills 8 children in Uganda, €100bn available to European Scientists, the impact of the US Malaria Initiative is analysed in a new study and Kenyan researchers trial a new …

Malaria Minute | Friday 1st June

June 1st, 2018

1:00

The latest news about malaria.

Mystery illness kills 8 children in Uganda, €100bn available to European Scientists, the impact of the US Malaria Initiative is analysed in a new study and Kenyan researchers trial a new …

Malaria Minute | Friday 25th May

May 25th, 2018

1:00

The latest news about malaria.

U.S. Veteran suffers long term damage from taking anti-malarial tablets, the secrets of how malaria became a human-killer and the University of Southern California announce the development …

Malaria Minute | Friday 18th May

May 18th, 2018

1:00

The latest news about malaria.

Changes in a person’s body odour may help to identify them as infected with malaria, hygiene is the primary vaccine against child disease, The Rwandan Minister for Health says and mosquito …

Malaria Minute | Friday 11th May

May 11th, 2018

1:00

The latest news about malaria.

Imperial College VP visits Ghana and Kenya to strengthen research ties, USAID newsletter focuses on infectious …

Malaria Minute | Friday 4th May

May 9th, 2018

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The latest news about malaria.

Mosquitoes don’t just bite for food, they also bite to quench their thirst during drought, scientists identify core genes which enables P. Falciparum to survive and The Scripps Research …

Malaria Minute | Friday 27th April

April 27th, 2018

1:01

The latest news about malaria.

Mosquitoes don’t just bite for food, they also bite to quench their thirst during drought, scientists identify core genes which enables P. Falciparum to survive and The Scripps Research …

Malaria Minute | Wednesday 25th April

April 25th, 2018

1:01

The latest news about malaria.

WORLD MALARIA DAY: Children beat malaria out of the community, the UN says that the malaria response should get ‘back …

Malaria Minute | Saturday 21st April

April 21st, 2018

1:01

Malaria Minute | Friday 20th April

April 20th, 2018

0:59

The latest news about malaria.

ERC Advanced Grants offer Sweedish professor €2.5million to research the sex of malaria parasites, historic investments into Malaria R&D at the Malaria Summit in London and Andrew …

Malaria Minute | Thursday 19th April

April 19th, 2018

1:00

The latest news about malaria.

Microsoft Founder, Bill Gates, says that increased investment in satellite surveillance is needed to eradicate malaria, South Africa issues malaria warning, Bayer pursues a novel …

Malaria Minute | Wednesday 18th April

April 18th, 2018

1:01

The latest news about malaria.

MALARIA SUMMIT: Speakers encourage Commonwealth leaders to adopt new target of halving malaria cases, Bill Gates announces $4bn in new funding and HRH Prince of Wales on why eradicating …

Malaria Minute | Tuesday 17th April

April 17th, 2018

1:01

The latest news about malaria.

Novartis injects $100 million into malaria drug research, residents in Abuja, Nigeria demands access to malaria vaccine and the World Health Organisation purchases new high-tech mosquito …

Malaria Minute | Monday 16th April

April 16th, 2018

0:59

The latest news about malaria.

MIT Researchers produce polymer gels using caffeine, malaria parasites are present in 23% of donor blood and children …

Malaria Minute | Friday 13th April

April 12th, 2018

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Malaria Minute | Friday 6th April

April 6th, 2018

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Malaria Minute | Friday 30th March

March 29th, 2018

1:00

The latest news about malaria.

Triclosan, an ingredient found in healthcare products, can inhibit target genes in the malaria parasite, Aardman Animations produce a malaria film and scientists discover a genetic …

Malaria Minute | Friday 23rd March

March 23rd, 2018

1:01

The latest news about malaria.

USAID’s Mark Green speaks to the Foreign Aid Committee, GSK employees enjoy a workout session by Joe Wicks (aka The Body Coach) to celebrate the GSK – Sport Relief Partnership and we …

Malaria Minute | Friday 16th March

March 16th, 2018

1:01

The latest news about malaria.

Changing meal times may be key to managing malaria, according to a new study. ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli JAILED after defrauding investors, Lassa Fever breaks out in Nigeria and the launch …

Malaria Minute | Friday 9th March

March 9th, 2018

1:01

The latest news about malaria.

The Global Fund ends funding for malaria treatment in North Korea over transparency concerns, IBM uses Artificial Intelligence to augment the decision-making abilities of officials and the …

Malaria Minute | Friday 2nd March

March 2nd, 2018

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