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Discovery of malaria parasite survival genes offers new targets

Latest World Health Organization (WHO) data show that 216 million people were infected last year with the malaria parasite.

07 May 2018 8:21 AM

Deadliest strains may help design malaria vaccine

This is the first time anyone has taken the parasite genes that are in the blood of patients and sequenced everything that's there.

25 Mar 2018 2:27 PM

African researchers find drug-resistant malaria parasite

Malaria infected more than 200 million people and killed some 438,000 people worldwide in 2015, most of them children in Africa.

23 Feb 2017 1:07 PM

Malaria spreading faster than can be controlled, scientists say

The rate at which the drug-resistant parasite is spreading will make it difficult for scientists to find appropriate cure

02 Feb 2017 12:17 PM