Recent News

Jun 20, 2018

News Scan for Jun 20, 2018

New suspected Ebola cases
Modified malaria mosquitoes
Jun 08, 2018

News Scan for Jun 08, 2018

Salmonella from backyard poultry
Melon-linked Salmonella
Polio in Pakistan
Nipah research priorities
Malaria treatment safety
May 08, 2018
Anopheles mosquito

Study shows malaria parasite collects in bone marrow

In addition to circulating in blood, Plasmodium vivax is now known to accumulate in bone marrow.

May 01, 2018

News Scan for May 01, 2018

Global health funding
Serratia marcescens outbreak
Marmoset model for Zika
Apr 30, 2018

News Scan for Apr 30, 2018

Universal flu vaccine funds
Pneumococcal vaccine failure
Saudi MERS deaths
Hospital-acquired malaria
Aspergillosis burden
Apr 25, 2018
Malaria mosquito net

Malaria studies show benefit of mass treatment, methylene blue

On World Malaria Day, global health leaders aired concerns about stalled progress in some regions and recommitted to the battle against the disease.

Apr 18, 2018
Malaria mom and child

Malaria meetings garner support, shed new light on spread

Researchers described tactics and tools for use in conflict and humanitarian zones and showed threats from cominated blood bank supplies.

Apr 12, 2018

News Scan for Apr 12, 2018

Funds for Lassa, MERS vaccines
Treating malaria in pregnancy
Advanced bed nets for malaria
Norovirus in dried seaweed
Avian flu outbreaks
Apr 10, 2018

News Scan for Apr 10, 2018

Superbugs in nursing homes
Lassa fever continues
Malaria net effectiveness
Mar 30, 2018

News Scan for Mar 30, 2018

Influenza B surge
Options for recurrent malaria
Polio in Afghanistan

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Accrombessi M, Fievet N, Yovo E, et al. Prevalence and associated risk factors of malaria in the first trimester of pregnancy: a pre-conceptional cohort study in Benin. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 8)

Adam I, Salih MM, Mohmmed AA, et al. Pregnant women carrying female fetuses are at higher risk of placental malaria infection. PLoS One 2017 Jul 28;12(7):e0182394

Aguas R, Maude RJ, Gomes MGM, et al. Infectivity of chronic malaria infections and its consequences for control and elimination. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 10)

Alout H, Roche B, Dabire RK, et al. Consequences of insecticide resistance on malaria transmission. PLoS Pathog 2017 Sep 7;13(9):e1006499

AM J Trop Med Hyg. Evaluating the impact of malaria controls interventions in sub-Saharan Africa. Am J Trop Med Hyg Sep 2017 supplement;97(3)

Amato R, Pearson RD, Almagro-Garcia J, et al. Origins of the current outbreak of multidrug-resistant malaria in southeast Asia: a retrospective genetic study. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 1)

Arinaitwe E, Dorsey G, Nankabirwa JI, et al. Association between recent overnight travel and risk of malaria: a prospective cohort study at three sites in Uganda. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jun 4)

Ataide R, Powell R, Moore K, et al. Declining transmission and immunity to malaria and emerging artemisinin resistance in Thailand: a longitudinal study. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 3)

Ballard SB, Salinger A, Arguin PM, et al. Updated CDC recommendations for using artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in pregnant women in the United States. MMWR 2018 Apr 13;67(14):424-31

Bastaki H, Carter J, Marston L, et al. Time delays in the diagnosis and treatment of malaria in non-endemic countries: a systematic review. Travel Med Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 7)

Betson M, Clifford S, Stanton M, et al. Emergence of non-falciparum Plasmodium infection despite regular artemisinin combination therapy in a 18-month longitudinal study of Ugandan children and their mothers. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 6)

Bouaziz O, Courtin D, Cottrell G, et al. Is placental malaria a long term risk factor for mild malaria attack in infancy? Revisiting a paradigm. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 21)

Brasil P, Zalis MG, de Pina-Costa A, et al. Outbreak of human malaria caused by Plasmodium simium in the Atlantic Forest in Rio de Janeiro: a molecular epidemiological investigation. Lancet Glob Health 2017 (published online Aug 31)

Bruxvoort KJ, Leurent B, Chandler CIR, et al. The impact of introducing malaria rapid diagnostic tests on fever case management: a synthesis of ten studies from the ACT Consortium. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 (published online Aug 7)

Canelas T, Ribeiro H, Castillo-Salgado C. Analyzing the local epidemiological profile of malaria transmission in the Brazilian Amazon between 2010 and 2015. PLoS Curr 2018 Mar 27

Chan XHS, Win YN, Mawer LJ, et al. Risk of sudden unexplained death after use of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for malaria: a systematic review and Bayesian meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jun 7)

Chu CS, Phyo AP, Lwin KM, et al. Comparison of the cumulative efficacy and safety of chloroquine, artesunate, and chloroquine-primaquine in Plasmodium vivax malaria. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jun 8)

Conrad MD, Mota D, Foster M, et al. Impact of intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy on Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance-mediating polymorphisms in Uganda. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 22)

De Moraes CM, Wanjiku C, Stanczyk NM, et al. Volatile biomarkers of symptomatic and asymptomatic malaria infection in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2018 (published online May 14)

Deng C, Huang B, Wang Q, et al. Large-scale artemisinin-piperaquine mass drug administration with or without primaquine dramatically reduces malaria in a highly endemic region of Africa. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Apr 24)

Dharmawardena P, Rodrigo C, Mendis K, et al. Response of imported malaria patients to antimalarial medicines in Sri Lanka following malaria elimination. PLoS One 2017 Nov 28;12(11):e0188613

Dicko A, Roh ME, Diawara H, et al. Efficacy and safety of primaquine and methylene blue for prevention of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in Mali: a phase 2, single-blind, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 8)

Feng J, Tu H, Zhang L, et al. Mapping transmission foci to eliminate malaria in the People's Republic of China, 2010-2015: a retrospective analysis. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Mar 7;18:115

Galactionova K, Smith TA, de Savigny D, et al. State of inequality in malaria intervention coverage in sub-Saharan African countries. BMC Med 2017 Oct 18;15:185

Galatas B, Marti-Soler H, Nhamussua L, et al. Dynamics of afebrile Plasmodium falciparum infections in Mozambican men. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Mar 13)

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