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March 14, 2014
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Warmer temperatures push malaria to higher elevations

ANN ARBOR — Researchers have debated for more than two decades the likely impacts, if any, of global warming on the worldwide incidence of malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that infects more than 300 million people each year. Now, University of … Continue reading

November 15, 2012
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New Global Subsidy that Provides Access to Most Effective Malaria Drugs Shows Promise

UCLA infectious diseases doctor played key role in finance strategy for therapy A new international program, conceived in part by a UCLA physician, has rapidly transformed access to lifesaving anti-malarial drugs by providing cheap, subsidized artemisinin-based combination therapies in seven … Continue reading

May 8, 2012
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Game on! UCLA Researchers Use Online Crowd-Sourcing to Diagnose Malaria

Gaming system a new step for telepathology and other telemedicine fields Online crowd-sourcing — in which a task is presented to the public, who respond, for free, with various solutions and suggestions — has been used to evaluate potential consumer … Continue reading

July 28, 2010
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Spread of Malaria Still a Looming Problem

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—There are hundreds of millions of new cases of malaria annually, but much of what scientists believe about preventing the spread of malaria in urban settings is mistaken, a new University of Michigan study suggests.