Katie Jones discusses the recent recommendation by the WHO to roll-out a Malaria Vaccine, how this vaccine will work, how Malaria initially causes disease and what impact this vaccine will have on global health particularly in Africa.
Jennifer Kahn is a science journalist whose articles cover the gene-editing abilities of CRISPR technology. Her TED talk, ‘Gene editing can now change an entire species – forever’ can be found on TED.com under the ‘Science’ section. No one can deny the blight malaria has been on the world. UNICEF figures show over a […]
Zoonoses is the term used to describe those diseases which can be, and routinely are, transferred, from animals to humans, with the category currently including the likes of: Ebola, Rabies, Leprosy and Anthrax. However, in recent years another disease has been increasingly making the transition from animals to humans, this is Plasmodium Knowlesi, also known […]