Tema: malaria

Karl Egil Malterud og Helle Wangensteen

African trees kill both malaria mosquitoes and the parasite

Malaria is a widespread disease in the western parts of Africa and kills several hundred thousand people around the world each Year. There is a great need for new medicines, and scientists from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Oslo have found natural chemicals that can kill both the malaria parasite and the transmitting mosquitoes.