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Malaria--a Shadow over Africa

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Science  04 Oct 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5591, pp. 121-122
DOI: 10.1126/science.1078048

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Abstract

Reduction in severe disease and death fromfalciparum malaria in Africa requires new, more effective and inexpensive public health measures. The completed genomes ofPlasmodium falciparum and its vector Anopheles gambiae represent a big step toward the discovery of these needed tools.

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