In Southeast Asia, resistance is presumably due to the fact that there are far fewer cases of malaria so that selection pressure is greater.
Antibodies aren't enough—vaccines that also generate immune cells called CD8+ T cells can protect against malaria in the longer term.
Potential applications for the antimicrobial material include consumer and personal care products.
This kit improves on current methods by detecting Zika virus directly in the blood.
Subtropical and tropical countries with a history of mosquito-borne diseases have the greatest risk of the virus spreading once it hits the country.
The Panama Canal “was dug with a microscope”—only when yellow fever and malaria were eradicated, could its construction continue.
Bacteria grow nanofilaments that help them latch on to our insides; blocking the protein responsible could help in fighting off infections.