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Optimization of Antimalarial Drug Regimens in a Cytocidal Murine Malaria Model
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-04-25)
Statement of Problem: Although malaria is a preventable and curable disease, over 200 million cases and 400,000 deaths were reported in 2016, with the burden of disease borne predominantly by young African children. ...
Understanding Mechanisms of Sustained Malaria Transmission in Zambia Through Plasmodium falciparum Genetics
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-12-06)
Malaria remains an enormous public health burden, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where it is among the leading causes of childhood mortality. Recently, renewed global commitment to malaria elimination has laid the ...
The impact of targeted IRS, vector dynamics, and population movement on malaria in a high-transmission setting in northern Zambia
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-04-13)
Background: The scale-up of malaria control efforts has led to a global decline in malaria burden, but progress has stalled or reversed in high-transmission regions. In Zambia, malaria cases increased annually since 2009 ...
Challenges and opportunities for pursuing malaria elimination in Peru
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-10-24)
Recent history suggests that malaria can be eliminated in low-endemic countries, and there is a growing interest among key stakeholders from Peru to plan accordingly and achieve malaria elimination with a comprehensive ...
A LOCAL - LEVEL SPATIAL MODEL OF MALARIA TRANSMISSION SITES IN RURAL ZAMBIA
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-12-19)
The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute (JHMRI) is working with local partners to develop strategies to eliminate malaria transmission around the town of Macha in Southern Province, Zambia. There are several studies ...
Kosakonia & Chromobacterium vs. malaria & dengue – insights into antipathogenic strategies of mosquito midgut bacteria
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-03-05)
Malaria and dengue are arguably today’s most relevant tropical diseases vectored by Anopheles and Aedes spp. mosquitoes, respectively. Both pathogens enter the vector through a blood meal from an infected individual and ...