Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malaria vaccine 'first to meet WHO efficacy target'

A malaria vaccine candidate tested on children in West Africa has shown an efficacy of around 77 percent, say scientists, hailing it as a breakthrough in the fight against the disease.

Medical research

Natural immunity to malaria provides clues to potential therapies

WEHI researchers have identified how natural human antibodies can block malaria parasites from entering red blood cells, potentially indicating how new protective therapies could be developed against this globally significant ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Venezuela fears malaria more than COVID

Luz Martinez has caught malaria three times, the last of which was when she was six months pregnant with her fourth child. Like many Venezuelans, she fears malaria more than COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO eyes malaria eradication in 25 countries by 2025

A growing number of countries are stamping out malaria, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, as it launched an initiative to help eradicate the deadly disease in 25 more countries by 2025.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

650,000 African children given malaria jab: WHO

Two years into a malaria vaccine pilot scheme, more than 650,000 children have been immunized across Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

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