Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research informs WHO mosquito net guideline update

The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its recommendation for malaria-preventing mosquito nets based on new research from the University of Adelaide.

Health

Q and A: Travel safety tips

I have a group of friends with whom I love to travel. We plan several trips a year, and this spring we are planning to go outside the U.S. and visit the Caribbean. We will stay at an all-inclusive resort in a popular destination ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What's new in fight against malaria?

Malaria has plagued human populations for millennia. Caused by species of Plasmodium parasites, which spread to, and between, humans through the bite of Anopheles mosquitos, malaria triggers symptoms ranging from fever and ...

Vaccination

WHO moves to roll out first malaria vaccine in Africa

As the World Health Organization announces the next step in its rollout of the world's first authorized malaria vaccine in three African countries, concerns about its value have come from an unlikely source: the Bill and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malaria: Killer of African children set for vaccine zap

Hundreds of thousands of people, mostly children living in Africa, succumb every year to malaria, an age-old mosquito-borne scourge that worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new understanding of how the immune system deals with malaria

By analyzing samples from patients who have been treated for malaria in Sweden, researchers at Karolinska Institutet can now describe how the immune system acts to protect the body after a malaria infection. The results, ...

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