Malaria - a shadow over Africa


Miller, LH; Greenwood, B; (2002) Malaria - a shadow over Africa. Science (New York, NY), 298 (5591). pp. 121-122. ISSN 0036-8075 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1078048

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Abstract

Reduction in severe disease and death from falciparum malaria in Africa requires new, more effective and inexpensive public health measures. The completed genomes of Plasmodium falciparum and its vector Anopheles gambiae represent a big step toward the discovery of these needed tools.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Resistance, Africa South of the Sahara, epidemiology, Animal, Anopheles, genetics, parasitology, physiology, Antimalarials, therapeutic use, Child, Clinical Trials, Drug Resistance, Drug Therapy, Combination, Endemic Diseases, Feeding Behavior, Genome, Genome, Protozoan, Human, Insect Bites and Stings, Insect Vectors, genetics, parasitology, physiology, Malaria, drug therapy, epidemiology, prevention & control, transmission, Malaria Vaccines, Malaria, Falciparum, drug therapy, epidemiology, prevention & control, transmission, Mosquito Control, Plasmodium falciparum, drug effects, genetics, growth & development, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Temperature
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Disease Control
Research Centre: Malaria Centre
PubMed ID: 12364787
Web of Science ID: 178370500044
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/17215

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