How the immune system fights off malaria

How the immune system fights off malaria

The parasites that cause malaria are exquisitely adapted to the various hosts they infect — so studying the disease in mice doesn’t necessarily reveal information that could lead to drugs effective against human disease. Now, a team led by MIT researchers has...
Building a better malaria vaccine: Mixing the right cocktail

Building a better malaria vaccine: Mixing the right cocktail

A safe and effective malaria vaccine is high on the wish list of most people concerned with global health. Results published on December 26 in PLOS Pathogens suggest how a leading vaccine candidate could be vastly improved. The study, led by Sheetij Dutta, from the...

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