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Malaria represents one of the international community’s most pressing public health problems. The disease exacts an economic toll of roughly $12 billion a year in Africa. A vaccine is an ess...

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Previously unknown interaction between malaria parasites and liver cells identified.

Malaria infection starts when the sporozoite stage of the Plasmodium parasite is injected into the skin by a mosquito. Sporozoites are known to traverse host cells before finally invading a hepatocyte...

GHIT announces investments, including malaria vaccine targeting 2 deadliest strains

(Burness Communications) The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) announced today that it's investing US$1,383,785 in a pair of innovative malaria eradication tools -- a vaccine that c...

World Malaria Day: A Soap that Carries Hope

The 25th of April is World Malaria Day, which aims to raise awareness about malaria and bring countries together "to showcase their successes in malaria control" and "unify diverse initiatives in the ...

[Comment] How much more malaria could be prevented?

Measurement of the global burden of malaria is difficult, because many deaths from malaria occur outside the health-care system and other infections might be misdiagnosed as malaria unless a diagnosti...

High-Throughput LAMP Assay Targets Benign Tertian Malaria

Diagnostic tools for Plasmodium vivax infection, also known as benign tertian malaria, in non-reference laboratory settings are limited to microscopy and rapid...

New blood treatment technology could reduce malaria risk following blood transfusions

Patients, especially children, who undergo blood transfusions in sub-Saharan Africa are at high risk of transfusion-transmitted malaria. A new trial, published in The Lancet today, suggests that treat...

Genomes of Chimpanzee Parasite Reveal Evolution of Human Malaria

Understanding the origins of emerging diseases - as well as more established disease agents -- is critical to gauge future human infection risks and find new treatment and prevention approaches. This ...

Understanding behavior key to combating malaria

April 25 is World Malaria Day. This year's theme – End Malaria for Good – seeks to build upon past successes in combatting this deadly disease, which killed over 435,000 people in 2015, and sustai...

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An ultrasensitive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction assay to detect asymptomatic low-density Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections in small volume blood samples.

Highly sensitive, scalable diagnostic methods are needed to guide malaria elimination interventions. While traditional microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are suitable for the diagnosis of sy...

Cerebral malaria in a man with Plasmodium vivax mono-infection: a case report.

Cerebral malaria (CM) is a diffuse encephalopathy associated with coma and seizures commonly caused by Plasmodium falciparum (P. falciparum) in children with severe malaria. We present a case of a 19-...

Impact of HIV infection on the haemostatic response during sepsis and malaria.

Patients positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are more susceptible to sepsis and malaria, two conditions known to activate the coagulation system. As chronic HIV infection also influenc...

School-Age Children Are a Reservoir of Malaria Infection in Malawi.

Malaria surveillance and interventions in endemic countries often target young children at highest risk of malaria morbidity and mortality. We aimed to determine whether school-age children and adults...

Vivax malaria in a blood donor in Spain, relapse or a new infection in a malaria non-endemic country?

Malaria is a vectorborne disease caused by protozoan of the genus Plasmodium, which can also be transmitted by the transfusion of infected red blood cells. One year after return from a travel to Hondu...

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