By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 GSK and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today presented positive data from the TEACH study of tafenoquine, an 8-aminoquinoline, for the prevention of relapse (radical cure)...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Cambodian government this month made a commitment to eliminating Plasmodium falciparum (the deadliest strain of malaria and drug resistant)  within the next few months,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Friday, U.S. Ambassador to Laos Dr. Peter M. Haymond presented 50,000 malaria diagnostic kits to Vice Minister of Health Dr. Bounfeng Phoummalaisith at a ceremony in Vientiane. These rapid...

Females are able to clear asymptomatic malaria infections at a faster rate than their male counterparts, says a study published today in eLife. The findings, originally posted on the preprint server medRxiv,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Late last month, a married couple from Kampenhout became infected with malaria and died. The cases are currently being investigated by the Flemish healthcare agency and the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 According to data from the National Committee for Epidemic Control (CTNLE), out of the 943,040 malaria tests conducted between 1 January and 13 September 2020, a total of 571,258...

All mosquitoes are not created equal. Different species of the flying pest thrive at various temperature ranges and transmit different diseases. From this starting point, a Stanford-led paper for the first...

An international study reveals how future climate change could affect malaria transmission in Africa over the next century. Malaria is a climate sensitive disease; it thrives where it is warm and wet enough...

Resistance to artemisinin, the main component of the current antimalarial treatments recommended by WHO, is already widespread in South-East Asia, but it had not previously been described in Africa. Scientists...

The LKS Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) has collaborated with Institut Pasteur, Paris, to develop an approach to evolve molecules which are entirely alien to biology. The researchers...