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Newest Development On The Vaccine Front

MALARIA The Newest Development on the Vaccine Front > Malaria is one of the Most Severe Public Health Problems Worldwide. > 3.3 Billion People, which is about half of the world population, live in areas which are at high risk of malarial transmission. > World Malaria Day is commemorated every year on 25 April, and recognizes the global efforts to control malaria. A new vaccine, called PFSPZ, offered 100 % protection against malaria, which is being developed in US. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS The signs and symptoms of malaria typically begin 8- 25 days following infection. Headache Fever Shivering Joint pain Vomiting Hemolytic anemia Hemoglobin in the urine Retinal damage Convulsions. &Jaundice COMPLICATIONS Malaria is a very serious illness, which can be fatal if not diagnosed and treated quickly. Malaria deaths are related to one or more of these serious complications: > Severe anemia > Low blood sugar > Cerebral malaria > Breathing problem > Organ failure CAUSES > Malaria is caused by a parasite, called plasmodium, which is transmitted via the bites of infected mosquitoes. > In a human, the parasites multiply in the liver and invade the red blood cells of the body. Plasmodium Falciparum, the most deadly species of the Malaria Parasite. > In some cases people can get malaria if the contaminate with infected blood. HOW IS MALARIA DIAGNOSED AND TREATED? Doctor will order a blood test to check for the Malaria Parasite in your blood. Medicines usually can treat the illness. Some Malaria Parasites may survive because they are resistant to the medicine. VACCINES AGAINST MALARIA RTS,S demonstration in RTS, S is currently undergoing the phase III trial, which is likely to come into use by seven African countries with 3 doses, had reduced RTS,S malarial vaccine is considered as the risk of malaria by 56% in children aged 5 to 17 months. 2015 one of the ten most important scientific When PFSPZ, is given in high doses, 12 out In Phase Il testing of RTS,S, malaria in young advances of 2011 children of 5 to 17 months had reduced by 53% of 15 patients are RTS,S is developed by PATH and GlaxoSmithKline, with the support of Bill and Melinda Gates protecter Another vaccine called PFSPZ, is being developed in US. Foundation. STATS Malaria kills more than About 86% 6,50,000 86% of deaths globally people every year. were in children. A =1 Minute 14 COUNTRIES 80%) 80 % of malaria-related deaths Officials say a child dies every occur in just 14 countries minute in Africa from malaria. 2010 219 Million 660,000 YEAR Malaria cases Malaria Deaths DEATHS IN 2010 91% African Region 6% South-East Asian Region 3% Eastern Mediterranean Region 0% OF DEATHS IN REGION AGE OF DEATH 6.5% 5 to 14 37.1% Over 15 56.4% Under 5 781,000 PEOPLE DIED 1,500 CASES In 2009, 781,000 people died from malaria, mainly women In the U.S., 1,500 cases of malaria are found every year. and children in Africa. > In 2011, 99 Countries and Territories reported ongoing Malaria Transmissions. NOBEL PRIZES FOR WORK ASSOCIATED WITH MALARIA Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran 1907 Sir Ronald Ross Julius Wagner-Jauregg Paul Hermann Muller 1902 1927 1948 Source: http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/-Malaria-vaccine-discovered/-/1840392/1942724/-/ehictxz/-/index.html http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/about/disease.html http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Malaria/Pages/Complications.aspx http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/malaria/DS00475/DSECTION=complications Designed By graphs.net

Newest Development On The Vaccine Front

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The info graphic depicts signs and symptoms of malaria, prevention and vaccine for malaria, Stats, causes and complications of malaria.

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