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 ...

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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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First clinical evidence of drug-resistant malaria mutations gaining

New data provide the first clinical evidence that drug-resistant mutations in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum may be gaining a foothold in Africa. The study, conducted in Rwanda, is published in The Lancet Infectious ...

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New malaria mosquito is emerging in African cities

Larvae of a new malaria mosquito species are abundantly present in water containers in cities in Ethiopia. The mosquito, Anopheles stephensi, is the main malaria mosquito in India but only appeared on the African continent ...

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Malaria parasites hide out in humans when it's not mosquito season

Malaria parasites survive the mosquito-free dry season by waiting silently in humans for the return of the rainy season that brings back with it mosquitoes. New research, by an international team including Penn State scientists, ...

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