News & Perspective

Jul 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019
Anopheles malaria mosquito

Highly resistant malaria spreading rapidly in Southeast Asia

Scientists are seeing high rates of treatment failure as they struggle to eliminate the disease in the region.

Apr 25, 2018

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.

Feb 02, 2018

Feb 02, 2018
Angkor, Cambodia

Drug-resistant malaria spreading fast in Southeast Asia

Strains with key drug-resistance genes grew from 16% of samples in 2008 to 68% in 2013.

Jan 31, 2018

Jan 31, 2018
Malaria treatment

Malaria in pregnancy now complicated by drug resistance

Recent gains in preventing the disease in pregnancy may be lost as resistance to prophylactic treatment rises.

Jan 16, 2018

Jan 16, 2018
Malaria parasite in blood

Study identifies malaria resistance genes, possible drug targets

Researchers identify more than 80 genes that contribute to resistance.

Apr 05, 2017

Apr 05, 2017
Rapid diagnostic testing

Rapid malaria tests tied to increased antibiotic use

Meta-analysis shows a 21% higher antibiotic prescribing rate in patients who tested negative for malaria.

Feb 02, 2017

Feb 02, 2017
Kids with bed net

Malaria resistance: Cases in UK, mosquitoes in Africa

UK researchers report that a frontline drug combo failed in 4 patients.

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