Did the Malaria Parasite First Evolve in the Insect Vector or the Vertebrate Host?
By John P. Roche Malaria is a terrible problem, killing nearly half a million people per year, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. This serious disease is caused by a protozoan parasite […]
Anopheles Mosquitoes as Vectors of Malaria in East Africa: Bed Nets and Beyond
By John P. Roche Malaria is a devastating disease, with almost two hundred million cases and half a million deaths per year worldwide. The World Health Organization estimates that the […]
New Research May Lead to Breathalyzer Test for Malaria
According to the World Health Organization, more than 500,000 people die each year from malaria, a disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes in the genus Anopheles. In addition to the […]
OUP Supporting World Malaria Day by Highlighting Top Articles
World Malaria Day is Saturday, April 25, 2015 The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 584,000 people died in 2013 from malaria, a preventable and curable disease transmitted to people […]