New portable malaria screening instrument developed

Posted by on May 23, 2018 6:59 pm
Categories: health

More than 216 million people were infected with malaria in 2016, and 445,000 individuals died from the disease. The key to solving this health crisis is early-stage diagnosis when malaria therapeutics are most effective. A new prototype for a portable instrument capable early-stage malaria detection has now been developed.

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