drug-resistant malaria

Submitted by [email protected] on Fri, 09/20/2019 - 12:00 PM

Dutch and US researchers have re-engineered non-druggable compounds that block the transmission and metabolism of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.

Content Source: European Biotechnology

Content Author: TG

Submitted by JHidayah on Tue, 07/23/2019 - 12:00 PM

Malaria resistance has been found to have spread rapidly from Cambodia to neighboring countries in Southeast Asia. Using genomic surveillance, researchers detected descendants of one multi-drug resistant malaria strain replacing local parasite populations in multiple countries.

Content Source: Outbreak News Today

Content Author: Unknown

Submitted by [email protected] on Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:00 PM

Researchers developed a method to test whole blood instead of extracting DNA, eliminating processing steps that can take hours or days.

Content Source: Vanderbilt University

Content Author: Heidi Hall

Submitted by [email protected] on Thu, 05/30/2019 - 12:00 PM

While fewer people are dying from malaria In Africa overall, cases have not decreased. And in parts of Asia drug-resistant strains of malaria have stated to appear.

Content Source: Economist

Content Author: Phuoc Long

Submitted by [email protected] on Thu, 04/25/2019 - 12:00 PM

Genomic information would help malaria control programs use quality data sets for regular monitoring of drug resistance, provide evidence for poicy decisions, and manage the spread of resistance.

Content Source: Scientific American

Content Author: Ify Aniebo

Submitted by [email protected] on Sun, 12/30/2018 - 12:00 PM

One by one, previous treatments are failing against a disease that kills hundreds of thousands of people every year.

Content Source: Sky News

Content Author: unknown

Submitted by [email protected] on Tue, 08/21/2018 - 12:00 PM

New drug-resistant strains of the parasite that causes malaria tend to evolve in regions with lower malaria risk; in areas with high transmission rates, they get outcompeted by the more common, drug-sensitive strains inside the human host.

Content Source: PLOS

Content Author: unknown

Submitted by [email protected] on Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:00 PM

Scientists are racing to stamp out the disease in southeast Asia before unstoppable strains spread.

Content Source: Nature

Content Author: Amy Maxmen

Submitted by [email protected] on Sun, 04/08/2018 - 12:00 PM

Scientists want to conduct a mass inoculation in a Cambodian region where new malaria vaccines always seem to stop being effective.

Content Source: Guardian

Content Author: Robin McKie

Submitted by [email protected] on Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:00 PM

The outbreak in Cambodia, then Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam of malaria that is untreatable with the newest and best drugs has alarmed experts.

Content Source: Guardian

Content Author: Sarah Boseley