Several Studies On Malaria Show Potential New Ways To Prevent Infection

News outlets discuss recently published research on malaria.

New York Times: A Call to Fight Malaria One Mosquito at a Time by Altering DNA
“…In papers published Thursday in the journals Science and eLife, scientists and policy experts propose fighting malaria in a new way: by genetically engineering the mosquitoes themselves…” (Zimmer, 7/17).

VOA News: Study: Malaria Parasite Has Achilles Heel
“Researchers say they have found a weakness in the malaria parasite that could lead to new drugs to block infection…” (DeCapua, 7/16).

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