Global, evolving, and historic make-up of malaria species uncovered

Posted by on June 27, 2016 4:44 pm
Categories: Science

A team of scientists has uncovered the global, evolving, and historic make-up of Plasmodium vivax, one of the five species of malaria that infect humans. The research, which links the spread of the parasite back to colonial seafaring, among other phenomena, underscores the challenges health experts face in controlling the parasite.

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