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malaria

Malaria
Sequencing a motherline
Published July 30, 2018
First-ever sequencing of mitochondrial DNA for An. funestus mosquito could yield new avenues for combating malaria
Global health
Fewer malaria nets, lower costs, more protection
Published July 10, 2018
Center for Communication Programs distributes insecticide-treated bed nets to schoolchildren to supplement regular distribution campaigns
Byte-sized bug
A mosquito emoji takes flight
Published Feb 8, 2018
The mosquito emoji is among the 157 new characters coming to your smartphone this summer
Public health
An early warning system for malaria
Published Oct 23, 2017 Video
Using satellite and population data, researchers hope to give public health officials more lead time
Promising anti-malaria strategies detailed
Published Sept 28, 2017
In separate studies, Hopkins researchers test bacteria that suppresses development of malaria parasite, genetic modification that boosts mosquito immune systems
Public health
Buzzworthy emoji idea
Published Sept 18, 2017
Mosquito symbol for social media would make it easier for health professionals to communicate about risks, research
Global Health
Netting a sustainable business model
Published July 20, 2017
After successful bed net campaigns in Ghana, researchers aim to create a thriving, sustainable commercial market
#WorldMalariaDay
Video highlights institute's vital work
Published April 25, 2017 Video
A vaccine is urgently needed to prevent malaria, which affects hundreds of millions around the world every year
Infectious disease
Malaria Research Institute gets $10M grant
Published April 24, 2017
Funding will enable continuation of malaria control, elimination research in Zambia, Zimbabwe, DRC, South Africa
Bug off
A matter of taste
Published Oct 24, 2016
Changing 'flavor' of humans could help repel mosquitoes, fight malaria, scientists say / Hopkins Medicine