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2012-12-18 11:37:27

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have launched groundbreaking research into the spread of potentially deadly drug-resistant malaria in the developing Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, also known as Burma. The scientists, working as part of a large international team coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), have identified several promising genetic markers that could be used to develop tests to identify and track the spread of the newest type of drug-resistant...

2011-09-14 16:00:00

Blood-Stage Vaccine Would Prevent Illness and Transmission of Deadly Disease BALTIMORE, Sept, 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have identified the first effective blood-stage malaria vaccine, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study from University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers, in collaboration with the University of Bamako in Mali, West Africa, and other partners. Development of a blood-stage vaccine has been a major goal of malaria prevention...