New Malaria Drug Looks Promising

Researchers hope to use a new class of drugs to exploit the physiology of the malaria parasite by blocking a salt pump at its surface.

  • Africa:   New Drug Puts Malaria Under the Pump

    Australian National University, 19 February 2013

    Researchers have discovered how a new class of antimalarial drugs kills the malaria parasite, showing that the drugs block a pump at the parasite surface, causing it to fill with… Read more »

Infected Anopheles mosquitoes carry a parasite in the genus Plasmodium, the cause of the deadly disease malaria.


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