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Impactful malaria science, and the trailblazers leading the fight. A podcast from the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

Dec 21, 2021

Research on the Wolbachia bacteria is applied to the malaria-transmitting Anopheles mosquito, with exciting implications for vector control.

New tools are needed to control the Anopheles mosquito, the vector of malaria. Bacteria called Wolbachia might be the answer. Although Aedes mosquitoes do not...

Dec 7, 2021

Malaria cases rose in 2020, as did death from the disease--by 12%. What caused this?

This week, the WHO published its annual World Malaria Report, and the headline figures are stark. There were an estimated 241 million cases of malaria in 2020, up 14 million from the year before. 627,000 of these cases...