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Malaria

Malaria is a vector-borne infectious disease caused by protozoan parasites. It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions, including parts of the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Malaria is one of the most common infectious diseases and an enormous public health problem.

 

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New Molecule to Fight Malaria Developed
In tests with mice and in vivo culture, molecule designed in Brazil was capable of killing Plasmodium resistant strains and reducing the number of par.....
New Type of Bed Net Helps Fight Against Malaria
A new type of bed net has been developed that can help prevent millions of malaria cases, according to a new research published in The Lancet.<.....
First Complete Genomic Sequencing of Mosquito that Spreads Malaria
The first complete genomic sequencing of Anopheles funestus, one of the main vectors of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, has been completed by a researc.....
Study Explains Why Malaria Parasites are Faster Than Human Immune Cells
Study published in the journal PLOS Biology reveals how the rate at which actin filaments are formed and broken down differs between parasites and mam.....
Potential Natural Protection from Malaria Identified
A type of carbohydrate known as a-Gal or Alpha galactose may be an effective target for the development of new malaria vaccines, research at the Barce.....


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