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  • New type of bed net could help fight against malaria
    on August 10, 2018 at 11:51 pm

    A new type of bed net could prevent millions of cases of malaria, according to new research. […]

  • The case for greater focus on mosquitoes, ticks in epidemiology
    on August 2, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    The textbook approach to managing disease outbreaks focuses on three factors -- pathogen, host, and environment -- but it leaves out one critical component in the case of afflictions such as Zika, malaria, and Lyme: the insect or arthropod responsible for transmission to humans. A new report proposes a new version of the classic 'epidemiologic triad' that better reflects the complexities of managing vector-borne diseases. […]

  • Sequencing a malaria mosquito's motherline
    on July 30, 2018 at 7:47 pm

    A team led by scientists from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has sequenced and annotated the first complete mitochondrial genome of Anopheles funestus, one of the main vectors of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. […]

  • A new climate model can predict dengue outbreaks in the Caribbean region
    on July 30, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    The risk of outbreaks is highest after a period of drought followed by intense rainfall several months later. […]