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Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia

Drug-resistant Malaria parasites are spreading rapidly across South East Asia amid ‘terrifying prospect’ they could reach Africa Drug resistant parasites were first detected in Cambodia in 2008 They had spread to neighbouring countries in SE Asia by 2017 Scientists analysed blood samples from patients across the region  Almost half of patients were unable to be… Read More »

New vaccine for malaria developed at IME could be more effective

Researchers at the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago have developed an innovative new system for delivering a malaria vaccine that shows promise in its effectiveness. By developing a vaccine that targets specific cells in the immune system, they have seen a much greater immune and antibody response to the vaccine. Though a vaccine for malaria… Read More »