Malaria

Malaria

Bicycle Ambulances Helped Cut the Malaria Death Rate in Zambia by 96 Percent

For families living in rural communities, traveling to the nearest health center can be an hours-long trek.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.10.18
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This Single Vaccine Could Protect Against Zika, Dengue, and Malaria

Rather than targeting the diseases, the vaccine targets the mosquitoes that spread them.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.23.17
Malaria's Last Stand

Malaria Up Close

This is why I wanted to go to Tanzania.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.1.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Tanzania’s Next Epidemic? Obesity

Anti-malaria efforts have help curb the threat, but non-communicable diseases are on the rise.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.30.16
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Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study Says

A new study looked at the long-term effects of the vaccine.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.29.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Building a Cure for Malaria

Some experts believe eradication is impossible without major socio-economic development.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.29.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Mosquitoes Have Developed Resistance to Every One of Our Malaria-Fighting Tools

Though not widespread yet, this developing resistance threatens to render each of our most effective malaria-stopping technologies useless.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.28.16
Malaria's Last Stand

The True Cost of Malaria

The numbers measuring this scourge can be overwhelming and difficult to comprehend.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.27.16
Malaria's Last Stand

What It's Like to Have Malaria 50 Times

Dr. John Lusingu has dedicated his career to studying malaria and searching for a vaccine.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.27.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Will We Defeat Malaria?

Malaria has been killing off humans for almost all of recorded history, and we’ve finally got it cornered.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.27.16
Science

If We Can Make a Zika Vaccine, Why Can't We Make One for Malaria?

Developing a malaria vaccine is a feat that faces both technical and financial challenges.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.13.16
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'Monkey Malaria' Is Poised To Become More Deadly—and More Transmissible

Development and deforestation are helping push a once-mellow form of malaria into virulence.
Michael Byrne
4.4.16