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

Nov 27, 2023

An old malaria drug gets a new formulation. But how good is it – and will it drive resistance?

In this podcast, we ask:

  • What are the limitations of current malaria vaccines?
  • What is the concept of long-acting injectable (LAI) drugs?
  • What are the clinical and chemical properties of atovaquone that make it suitable...

Nov 14, 2023

How ‘chemical vaccines’ could offer long-term protection against malaria in endemic areas, and combat the problems of dosing and drug resistance.


Drugs used to prevent and treat malaria are vital tools in the malaria toolkit – but they aren’t perfect. When used to prevent malaria, people must remember...