Tag Archives: apicomplexan

Jumping species: how good intentions spread diseases

Ian Le Guillou at Understanding Animal Research (UAR) tells us how infectious diseases jump between species. These jumps often happen because of things that humans do. Sometimes, the disease jumps to us. Diseases that can infect humans and also other … Continue reading

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World Mosquito Day – a Wellcome Perspective

argylesock says… I’m a day late with this reblog. How many more people have died of malaria in that day?

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Mapping Malaria

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New Mapping Tool Tracks Insecticide Resistance In Malaria Carrying Mosquitoes

argylesock says… When I blog about human populations growing, it’s too easy for us in the rich world to assume that birth control can fix that. But it’s not so easy when you know that your kids will face a … Continue reading

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Where to spend for malaria? Global Health Trials look for the answers

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Wellcome Image of the Month: Malaria

argylesock says… Malaria continues to be one of the world’s great killers.

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Living With Insect Spray

Originally posted on Living With Insects Blog:
Large numbers of American military personnel were deployed in the tropics of the Pacific during World War II. Tropical mosquito borne diseases such as Malaria and Dengue are prevalent in these areas. During…

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You don’t want Toxoplasma

You don’t want Toxoplasma. I’ve been asked many times about the risks and the risk factors. There are a lot of wrong assumptions about, and a lot of wrong advice, but today I see that the Food Standards Agency is … Continue reading

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