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Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute is a globally recognized institute on malaria and diseases spread by mosquitoes.

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Mosquitoes' immune system 'circuitry' that kills malaria parasites identified
Johns Hopkins researchers have, for the first time, determined the function of a series proteins within the mosquito that transduce a signal that enables the mosquito to fight off infection from the parasite that causes malaria in humans.

Malaria resurgence 'caused by reduction of eradication programs'
Funding cuts for malaria control are the single most common reason for the resurgence of the deadly disease, a new study has claimed.

Reduction of malaria-control programs could be behind disease resurgence
Since the 1930s, there have been 75 documented episodes of malaria resurgence worldwide, most of which were associated with weakening of malaria control programs, a new study has suggested.

'Test and Treat' model offers new strategy for eradicating malaria
As researchers work to eliminate malaria worldwide, new strategies are required to find and treat individuals with undiagnosed malaria.

Scientists genetically alter mosquito to fight malaria
Scientists have genetically engineered innate immune system of Anopheles mosquito to block the transmission of malaria-causing parasites to humans.

Mosquito bug that kills malaria parasite identified
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found that a bacterium in mosquitoes kill Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria in humans.

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