Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prospects for new malaria interventions

April 25 marks World Malaria Day, an international event commemorated every year in recognition of global efforts to control malaria, one of the world's oldest and deadliest diseases. This year's theme, "Ready to beat Malaria", ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

PATH and WRAIR announce largest-ever controlled malaria infection

PATH's Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) and the US Department of Defense's Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) announced today that vaccinations are under way in a clinical trial to evaluate modifications to the ...

Medical research

Experimental vaccine protects against multiple malaria strains

An experimental malaria vaccine protected healthy subjects from infection with a malaria strain different from that contained in the vaccine, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new research agenda to accelerate malaria elimination and eradication

More than 180 scientists, malaria programme leaders and policy makers from around the world have come together through a consultative process to update the research agenda for malaria elimination and eradication, first published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

A highly drug resistant malaria 'superbug' from western Cambodia is now present in southern Vietnam, leading to alarming failure rates for dihydroartemisinin (DHA)-piperaquine—Vietnam's national first-line malaria treatment, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Promising results for two genetic weapons against malaria

Two new papers by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Malaria Research Institute report successes for highly promising strategies against malaria, a disease that still kills more than 400,000 ...

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