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New malaria vaccine shows promise

After decades of frustrating research to find a highly effective malaria vaccine, a novel approach is showing promise against the mosquito-transmitted disease, a team of government, academic, and private researchers reported in a study published Thursday ...

Drug-resistant malaria in Thailand threatens deadly global 'nightmare'

MAE SOT, Thailand -- Clipboard in hand, Dr Francois Nosten worked his way down a ward of malaria patients. He stopped in front of five-year-old Ayemyint Than, who sat to attention and smiled. The smile told Nosten as much as his lines of graphs and figures.

Malaria vaccine protects children for a year or more

An experimental malaria vaccine helps protect children for as long as 18 months against the deadly parasite, researchers report. The company that makes the vaccine, GlaxoSmithKline, says it will move ahead to develop the vaccine commercially. It's not a ...

Malaria vaccine a letdown for infants

An experimental malaria vaccine once thought promising is turning out to be a disappointment, with a new study showing it is only about 30 percent effective at protecting infants from the killer disease. That is a significant drop from a study done last ...

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Malaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 15, 2014

Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a type of unicellular microorganism) of the ...

CDC - Malaria - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated April. 14, 2014

Malaria diagnosis and treatment and prevention, including transmission, antimalarial prophylaxis, malaria map, malaria hotline re: travelers and VFRs.

Malaria - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health

Updated March. 27, 2014

Malaria is a mosquito‐transmitted disease which commonly infects international travellers, sometimes fatally. Deaths from malaria are usually caused by ...

Malaria Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention

Updated April. 15, 2014

Malaria is a serious disease that causes high fever and chills. What causes malaria? A bite from a mosquito.