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Scientists have taken an important step towards new malaria treatments by identifying a way to stop malaria parasites from multiplying.
Scientists in Singapore have discovered a way to block the malaria parasite from invading the blood cells.
The United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign has partnered with JCI Netherlands and Cordaid to help the United Nations fight malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.
Despite gains, recent financial shortfalls and delays in the delivery of commodities have slowed progress, demonstrating the fragility of past success, according to findings of the World Health
Findings by UC Riverside researchers could help build a new drug to kill the deadly parasite that is becoming resistant to existing drugs
Statement of Charles Lyons, President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Washington, D.C.
Antimalarial drug resistance has hampered malaria control programs for almost 60 years.
The mosquito is a member of the family Culicidae. These insects have a pair of scaled wings, a pair of halteres, a slender body, and long legs. Only the females of most mosquito species suck blood from other animals. Size varies but is rarely greater than 0.6 inch (15 mm). Mosquitoes weigh only about 0.03 to 0.04 grain (2 to 2.5 mg). They can fly at about 0.9 to 1.6 mph (1.5 to 2.5 km/h) and most species are nocturnal. Mosquitoes are believed to have evolved 170 million years ago during...
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