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Byte-sized bug
A mosquito emoji takes flight
Published May 25, 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 May 25, 2018 Video
Using satellite and population data, researchers hope to give public health officials more lead time
Promising anti-malaria strategies detailed
Published May 25, 2018
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 May 25, 2018
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 May 25, 2018
After successful bed net campaigns in Ghana, researchers aim to create a thriving, sustainable commercial market
Video highlights institute's vital work
Published May 25, 2018 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 May 25, 2018
Funding will enable continuation of malaria control, elimination research in Zambia, Zimbabwe, DRC, South Africa
Bug off
A matter of taste
Published May 25, 2018
Changing 'flavor' of humans could help repel mosquitoes, fight malaria, scientists say / Hopkins Medicine
Micro management
Bacteria vs. malaria
Published May 25, 2018
Infecting mosquitoes with specific bacteria strain could help stop spread of disease / NPR
Diagnosing fever by a thread
Published May 25, 2018
Graduate students develop simple test to easily, accurately diagnose the underlying cause of fever, a common symptom of malaria, bacterial pneumonia and other infections