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Last week at MalariaWorld: Opportunity for MESA correspondents at ASTMH and more...

September 17, 2020 - 12:05 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

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Volunteer as MESA Correspondent to report from the virtual ASTMH Annual Meeting
The Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) is seeking volunteers as MESA Correspondents to report from the virtual ASTMH Annual Meeting happening on November 15 - 19, 2020. The synopses are shared online, enabling people who could not attend the meeting to read about the latest advances. Read more and how to apply for this opportunity


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This weeks Malaria Minute Podcast

Multidose Priming and Delayed Boosting Improves PfSPZ Vaccine Efficacy
Multi-dose priming and delayed boosting improves PfSPZ protection against different strains of malaria, and registration opens for this year’s Molecular Parasitology Meeting.
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Global malaria news

Spread of city-loving malaria mosquitoes could pose grave threat to Africa
ScienceMagazine, 15 September 2020
An Asian malaria-carrying mosquito that has adapted to urban life has the potential to spread to dozens of cities across the African continent, a new modeling study suggests. That could put more than 100 million additional people at risk of the deadly disease, including many who were never before exposed to it and have no immunity... Read this article


Novel drug could be a powerful weapon in the fight against malaria and toxoplasmosis
Princeton university, 15 September 2020
Princeton researchers are making key contributions toward developing a promising new treatment for the widespread and devastating diseases toxoplasmosis and malaria... Read this article


Human activities promote disease-spreading mosquitoes; more study needed for prevention
ScienceDaily, 14 September 2020
Disease-spreading mosquitoes may be more likely to occupy areas impacted by human activities like pesticide use and habitat destruction, than they are areas less disturbed by humans, a recent study found... Read this article

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