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Archeologists Discover ‘Vampire’ Child Who Died 1,500 Years Ago

The body of a 10-year-old child who died in the 5th century had a rock inserted into its mouth to prevent undead attacks.
Becky Ferreira
10.16.18
Malaria

Bicycle Ambulances Helped Cut the Malaria Death Rate in Zambia by 96 Percent

For families living in rural communities, traveling to the nearest health center can be an hours-long trek.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.10.18
Meducation

Should Antibiotics Be Taken Preventively?

When I saw John's ziplock full of military-prescribed doxy, I wondered how many other soldiers were taking the same precautions.
Alexandra Ossola
11.10.17
It's Science

Researchers Are Using Lasers to Fight Malaria

They're reviving a field of study grounded in both music and biology.
Daniel A. Gross
4.25.17
bite me

This Single Vaccine Could Protect Against Zika, Dengue, and Malaria

Rather than targeting the diseases, the vaccine targets the mosquitoes that spread them.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.23.17
Whoa

Why One Man Let Mosquitoes Bite Him 200 Times

Would you turn your skin into a parasite buffet for science?
Meghan Holohan
1.23.17
Premieres

How a Simple Song Is Helping Fight Malaria

Kids Against Malaria is a project by kids who study music and the arts in West Africa.
Zachary Lipez
12.2.16
Health

Chickens Could Be the Secret Weapon to Fighting Malaria

Chickens could be crucial in fighting one of the deadliest diseases facing humanity.
Nick Rose
7.22.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Malaria Up Close

This is why I wanted to go to Tanzania.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.1.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Tanzania’s Next Epidemic? Obesity

Anti-malaria efforts have help curb the threat, but non-communicable diseases are on the rise.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.30.16
disease

Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study Says

A new study looked at the long-term effects of the vaccine.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.29.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Building a Cure for Malaria

Some experts believe eradication is impossible without major socio-economic development.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.29.16
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