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Study: Malaria Parasite Has Achilles Heel

Researchers say they have found a weakness in the malaria parasite that could lead to new drugs to block infection. The mosquito-borne disease kills more than 600,000 people every year, most of them in sub-Saharan Africa – and many of them children. “When the parasite infects a human it lives not just in your body, but actually inside of red blood cells," said Josh Beck, the first author of the study that appears in the July 16 edition of the journal Nature. "And within the...

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