Malaria

Malaria Pathogen Under X-ray Microscope

Berlin, Germany — Around 40 percent of humanity lives in regions affected by malaria, around 200 million people contract the disease every year, and an estimated 600,000 people die as a result. Anopheles...

Immune Reaction Causes Malaria Organ Damage

Berlin, Germany — Malaria is one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases: a small mosquito bite delivers numerous malaria parasites into the bloodstream. The human body defends itself valiantly...

Study Reveals Essential Malaria Parasite Genes

Bethesda, MD — Researchers have exploited a quirk in the genetic make-up of the deadly malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, to create 38,000 mutant strains and then determine which of the organism’s...

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