News file for: Parasite
Researchers in China and Australia have reported huge success with a cartoon DVD promoting hygiene across rural China.
Researchers have developed a model that allows malaria epidemics in arid northwest India to be predicted four months in advance.
A new artemisinin-based malaria drug produced by Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla has been prequalified by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Naegleria fowleri, a rare water borne amoebic parasite, has killed eight people in Karachi, Pakistan.
Two studies published in The Lancet and Science last week show a worrying increase in resistance of the malaria parasite at the Thai-Myanmar border.