School-age children with asymptomatic malaria are a key driver of infections, posing a “hidden risk” to disease control efforts, according to a
A new malaria vaccine showed up to 77% efficacy in a trial of 450 children in Burkina Faso,
New research delivers troubling signs that drug-resistant mutations in a malaria parasite may be gaining traction in Rwanda,
Massive Blunder or “Blip”? 15 million doses of would-be Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines had to be discarded after a Baltimore plant run by Emergent BioSolutions—a company central to Johnson & Johnson’s US production plan—mixed ingredients with…
“Once you feel bad, this disease doesn’t give you more time”—that’s what it’s like to discover you have Chagas disease, explained one sufferer in Mexico. He was lucky to find treatment—most cases in Mexico are never diagnosed.
Turning homes into “lethal lures” for mosquitoes has led to significantly reduced malaria among children in Côte d’Ivoire. Physical Barrier and Insecticides: Window screens and PVC tubes fitted with insecticide-laced screens installed under the eaves of a house brought…
Infectious diseases like HIV, malaria, typhoid—all hit lower-income countries hardest. Not so with COVID-19.
Malaria deaths resulting from disruption of services will likely exceed the number of COVID-19 deaths in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the WHO’s
In malaria endemic areas, children who have fever are often presumed to have the disease—but a new study found that another mosquito-borne disease—dengue—was often the culprit.
Preventive antimalarials for school-age children may be the key to revive progress against the disease across Africa,