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Repurposing an existing drug may help control malaria 


Children who received multiple doses of the wormicide ivermectin, which is known to kill mosquitoes, had significantly lower rates of malaria infection compared with children who received a single dose of the medication, according to new research published…

How Marcia Castro is fighting malaria in Brazil

Marcia Castro—an expert who draws on statistical models, satellite images, and field research to understand the spread and impact of malaria and other infectious diseases—was profiled in the February 2019 issue of the Brazilian magazine Piaui. Castro is…

Acknowledging gains, challenges in global health

Great strides have been made in global health in recent years, yet there’s plenty more work to be done, according to experts. A February 4, 2019 article in the New York Times, co-authored by Harvard T.H. Chan School…

Overcoming the financial obstacles of vaccine development

The pipeline for potential vaccines against diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, and pneumonia—diseases that primarily afflict people living in low- and middle-income countries—is promising, but substantial funding challenges could hamper efforts to advance these vaccine candidates to later…