Malaria

The Poverty Dilemma: Hunger or Malaria?

In these weeks most Tanzanian mothers receive mosquito nets meant to protect their children from Malaria. Such a ritual is repeated every year in every poor country, at the height of the rainy season when Malaria claims the majority of…

WHO Celebrates Major Progress in Fighting Malaria

By Jim Lobe for IPS WASHINGTON, Dec 11 2013 (IPS) – Enhanced efforts to fight malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives and nearly halved the disease’s global mortality rate since 2000, according to the latest edition of the World…

Potential breakthrough anti-Malaria vaccine

Published by Science : “We report that the PfSPZ Vaccine—composed of attenuated, aseptic, purified, cryopreserved PfSPZ—was safe and well-tolerated when administered four to six times intravenously (IV) to 40 adults…These data indicate that there is a dose-dependent immunological threshold for…