Malaria

Recent News

Apr 21, 2022

News Scan for Apr 21, 2022

Omicron on heels of Delta infection
Fewer Australian antibiotics during COVID
Hepatitis in UK kids
A million malaria vaccinations
Feb 03, 2022
Tanzanian kids

Survival 40% higher in African kids who slept under treated bed nets

Researchers followed the children into adulthood  over nearly 20 years using community outreach and mobile phones. 

Dec 06, 2021

News Scan for Dec 06, 2021

CWD expands in Arkansas
Global malaria rise
Avian flu in European poultry
Dec 01, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 01, 2021

Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE
Malaria control and kids' antibiotics
Oct 06, 2021

News Scan for Oct 06, 2021

Malaria vaccine for at-risk kids
C diff in the environment
CWD management grants
Saudi MERS case
Sep 23, 2021
Malaria blood testing

Artemisinin-resistant malaria detected in Uganda

"Our findings suggest a potential risk of cross-border spread across Africa."

Aug 26, 2021

News Scan for Aug 26, 2021

Suicidal thoughts and COVID-19
Pandemic breast cancer screening
Preventing malaria
Aug 12, 2021

News Scan for Aug 12, 2021

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents
Malaria monoclonal antibody preventive
Jamestown Canyon virus in NH
H5N1 avian flu in Ivory Coast
Jul 27, 2021

News Scan for Jul 27, 2021

Republican COVID vaccine acceptance
COVID-19 prediction tools
Malaria mRNA vaccine project
Jun 30, 2021

News Scan for Jun 30, 2021

China awarded malaria-free status
Cutting AIDS, TB, malaria burden

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Abanyie F, Acharya SD, Leavy I, et al. Safety and effectiveness of intravenous artesunate for treatment of severe malaria in the United States—April 2019 through December 2020. Clin Infect Dis 2021 (published online Jul 27)

Agagliati F, Silvestro E, Denina M, et al. Imported malaria in children: a 13 years retrospective study. Trav Med Infect Dis 2022 (published online Feb 5)

Alene KA, Elagali A, Barth DD, et al. Spatial codistribution of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in Ethiopia. BMJ Glob Health 2022 Feb 25;7:e007599

Andronescu LR, Sharma A, Peterson I, et al. The effect of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy and placental malaria on infant risk of malaria. J Infect Dis 2021 (published online Jul 3)

Bortel WV, Van den Poel B, Hermans G, et al. Two fatal autochthonous cases of airport malaria, Belgium, 2020. Euro Surveill 2022 Apr 21;27(16)

Brogdon J, Dah C, Sie A, et al. Malaria positivity following a single oral dose of azithromycin among children in Burkina Faso: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Infect Dis 2022 (published online Mar 25)

Chamma-Siqueira NN, Negreiros SC, Ballard SB, et al. Higher-Dose primaquine to prevent relapse of Plasmodium vivax malaria. N Engl J Med 2022 Mar 31;386:1244-53

Chandramohan D, Zongo I, Sagara I, et al. Seasonal malaria vaccination with or without seasonal malaria chemoprevention. N Engl J Med 2021 (published online Aug 25)

Comelli A, Guarner ME, Tomasoni LR, et al. Severe imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria in children: characteristics and useful factors in the risk stratification. Travel Med Infect Dis 2021 (published online Nov 5)

De Souza DK, Thomas R, Bradley J, et al. Ivermectin treatment in humans for reducing malaria transmission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2021 (published online Jun 29)

Funk G, Mrema S, Abdulla S, et al. Mosquito net use in early childhood and survival to adulthood in Tanzania. N Engl J Med 2022 (published online Feb 3)

Garrison A, Boivin MJ, Fievet N, et al. The effects of malaria in pregnancy on neurocognitive development in children at one and six years of age in Benin: a prospective mother-child cohort. Clin Infect Dis 2021 (published online Jul 23)

Gumbo A, Topazian HM, Mwanza A, et al. Occurrence and distribution of non-falciparum malaria parasite species among adolescents and adults in Malawi. J Infect Dis 2021 (published online Jul 9)

Hauser M, Kabuya JBB, Mantus M, et al. Malaria in refugee children resettled to a holoendemic area of sub-Saharan Africa. Clin Infect Dis 2022 (published online May 31)

Koladjo BF, Yovo E, Accrombessi M, et al. Malaria in the first trimester of pregnancy and fetal growth: results from a Beninese pre-conceptional cohort. J Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jan 28)

Leonard CM, Mohammed H, Tadesse M, et al. Missed Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax mixed infections in Ethiopia threaten Malaria elimination. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 (published online Nov 30)

Manh ND, Thanh NV, Quang HH, et al. Pyronaridine-artesunate (Pyramax) for the treatment of artemisinin- and piperaquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2021 (published online Sep 27)

McCarthy JS, Yalkinoglu O, Odedra A, et al. Safety, pharmacokinetics, and antimalarial activity of the novel plasmodium eukaryotic translation elongation factor 2 inhibitor M5717: a first-in-human, randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind, single ascending dose study and volunteer infection study. Lancet Infect Dis 2021 (published online Oct 26)

Mwakingwe-Omari A, Healy SA, Lane J, et al. Two chemoattenuated PfSPZ malaria vaccines induce sterile hepatic immunity. Nature 2021 (published online Jun 30)

Okunlola OA, Oyeyemi OT. Malaria transmission in Africa: its relationship with yellow fever and measles. PLOS One 2022 (published online May 4)

Osei SA, Biney RP, Anning AS, et al. Low incidence of COVID-19 case severity and mortality in Africa; could malaria co-infection provide the missing link? BMC Infect Dis 2022 Jan 22;22(78)

Phyo AP, Dahal P, Mayxay M, et al. Clinical impact of vivax malaria: a collection review. PLOS Med 2022 (published online Jan 18)

Rek J, Blanken SL, Okoth J, et al. Asymptomatic school-aged children are important drivers of malaria transmission in a high endemicity setting in Uganda. J Infect Dis 2022 (published online May 17)

Sangbakembi-Ngounou C, Costantini C, Longo-Pendy NM, et al. Diurnal biting of malaria mosquitoes in the Central African Republic indicates residual transmission may be “out of control." Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2022 May 16;119(21):e2104282119

Sissoko MS, Healy SA, Katile A, et al. Safety and efficacy of a three-dose regimen of Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite vaccine in adults during an intense malaria transmission season in Mali: a randomised, controlled phase 1 trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2021 (published online Nov 18)

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