Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

mRNA vaccine yields full protection against malaria in mice

Scientists from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and Naval Medical Research Center partnered with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Acuitas Therapeutics to develop a novel vaccine based on mRNA technology ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Microscopic CCTV reveals secrets of malaria invasion

State-of-the-art video microscopy has enabled researchers at WEHI, Australia, to see the molecular details of how malaria parasites invade red blood cells—a key step in the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global costs of Plasmodium vivax malaria estimated for the first time

Plasmodium vivax malaria is a mosquito-borne illness that causes significant morbidity. However, the household and healthcare provider costs of the disease are unknown. A new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hidden malaria life cycle discovered in the spleen

Groundbreaking studies published today in the New England Journal of Medicine and PLOS Medicine have found large numbers of malaria parasites hiding in the human spleen where they actively multiply in a previously unrecognized ...

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