News & Perspective

Dec 21, 2016

Dec 21, 2016

Zika triggers call for more arbovirus research

In other developments, research teams describe viral levels in semen and thrombocytopenia as a complication.

Dec 13, 2016

Dec 13, 2016
Malaria bed net

WHO marks malaria progress but worries about flat funding

Achievements include more diagnostic testing in kids and prevention during pregnancy.

Nov 16, 2016

Nov 16, 2016
Mosquito on bed net

Malarial benefits noted for long-acting drugs, treated nets

A capsule that unfolds into a star shape can deliver drugs for 2 weeks, a study shows.

Jul 18, 2016

Jul 18, 2016
Plasmodium falciparum

Little-used malaria drug combo gets another look

Artesunate-mefloquine was as effective as the popular artemether-lumefantrine combo therapy.

Jun 30, 2016

Jun 30, 2016
Malaria mosquito

New studies describe roadblocks in malaria prevention

Both a promising vaccine and mass distribution of repellents failed to protect.

Mar 15, 2016

Mar 15, 2016
Mother baby in Africa

Malaria studies show combo drugs effective in pregnancy

Two studies show the effectiveness of artemisinin combo drugs in pregnant women.

Jan 08, 2016

Jan 08, 2016
Malaria mosquito

Study shows high resistance to first-line malaria treatment

The findings add more evidence that resistance is common in parts of Cambodia.