Monthly Archives: April 2020

Malaria during the COVID-19 pandemic

malaria covid-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has taken the spotlight in the news. Despite the seriousness of the situation, other health issues should not be forgotten. In 2018, malaria killed 405.000 people, most of them in Africa. In this blog post, we discuss factors contributing to an expected rise in malaria mortality and briefly look at ways to minimise this effect.

Developing World Health Medicine

The key to Toxoplasma cyst formation


Researchers from the Whitehead Institute have overturned current thinking about the control of the differentiation process that forms transmissible tissue cysts of Toxoplasma gondii , and have identified a master regulator of this process.

Biology Health