Plasmodium parasite

  1. Why Malaria Vaccination Is Difficult To Develop

    Why Malaria Vaccination Is Difficult To Develop

    Antimalarials treat Malaria by killing the parasite that causes the disease.  There is no vaccination for malaria because the parasite responsible for the disease adapts and becomes immune to vaccinations...
  2. Will Malaria Ever Be Eradicated?

    Will Malaria Ever Be Eradicated?

    Malaria is a life-threatening condition prevalent in tropical climates. The female mosquito passes on the Plasmodium parasite by biting and sucking the blood of the victim.  Malaria affects the haemoglobin...
  3. How Will Malaria Affect Us In The Future?

    How Will Malaria Affect Us In The Future?

    Malaria is a pretty resilient infection and up to now  has evaded doctor’s attempts to produce a vaccine.  Presently treatment involves taking malaria tablets before, during and after your trip...

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