Ready to get World’s first Malaria Vaccine

April 28, 2015 0

The final trials of a malaria vaccine candidate were found to partially protect children against the disease up to four years after vaccination. According to scientists, it may be available by as early as October […]

Malaria kills over 1,200 children a day

April 24, 2015 0

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that malaria kills more than 1,200 children a day across the world, despite a 40 per cent drop in child deaths from the disease since 2000. […]

The rare ‘blood group’ protects from malaria

March 10, 2015 0

A new study has revealed how blood group O protects against malaria. A team of Scandinavian scientists explains the mechanisms behind the protection that blood type O provides and suggests that the selective pressure imposed […]

Genetically Modified may wipe out malaria …

June 11, 2014 0

LONDON: Mosquitoes have been genetically modified to give birth only to males in a technique that scientists hope could help wipe out malaria. The disease is spread by female mosquitoes, which feed on blood to […]