Stefan Kappe

2 Infectious hope: When getting malaria makes sense

Flickr, Aya Rosen It’s World Malaria Day. There’s been great progress against malaria over the past decade but most experts agree the best hope is to find an effective vaccine. Seattle Biomed is one of the world leaders in malaria vaccine research, but testing these experimental vaccines relies on people…

0 New skeeter bugs malaria control campaign

Anopheles gambiaeCDC One of the big news stories in the malaria world recently is the discovery, announced last week in the journal Science, of a previously unknown type of mosquito that some reports said could threaten malaria control efforts in Africa. Here’s the problem: Most malaria control efforts in Africa…