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  1. Achieving effective control and elimination of malaria in endemic regions necessitates a comprehensive understanding of local mosquito species responsible for malaria transmission and their susceptibility to i...

    Authors: Gaurav Kumar, Sanjeev Gupta, Jaspreet Kaur, Shweta Pasi, Rajendra Baharia, Ajeet Kumar Mohanty, Pawan Goel, Amit Sharma and Manju Rahi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:107
  2. To gain a deeper understanding of protective immunity against relapsing malaria, this study examined sporozoite-specific T cell responses induced by a chemoprophylaxis with sporozoite (CPS) immunization in a r...

    Authors: Kosol Yongvanitchit, Utaiwan Kum-Arb, Amporn Limsalakpetch, Rawiwan Im-Erbsin, Ratawan Ubalee, Michele D. Spring, Brian A. Vesely, Norman Waters and Sathit Pichyangkul
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:106
  3. Malaria remains a significant global health burden affecting millions of people, children under 5 years and pregnant women being most vulnerable. In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) endorsed the intro...

    Authors: Atusaye J. Simbeye, Save Kumwenda, Lauren M. Cohee, Dickens Omondi, Peninah K. Masibo, Hesborn Wao and Shehu S. Awandu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:105
  4. While Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax cause the majority of malaria cases and deaths, infection by Plasmodium malariae and other Plasmodium species also causes morbidity and mortality. Current understa...

    Authors: Ashenafi Assefa, Kevin Wamae, Christopher M. Hennelly, Billy Ngasala, Meredith Muller, Albert Kalonji, Fernandine Phanzu, Clark H. Cunningham, Jessica T. Lin and Jonathan B. Parr
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:104
  5. The emergence of resistance to artemisinin-based combination therapy necessitates the search for new, more potent antiplasmodial compounds, including herbal remedies. The whole extract of Maytenus senegalensis ha...

    Authors: Kamaka R. Kassimu, Ali M. Ali, Justin J. Omolo, Abel Mdemu, Francis Machumi and Billy Ngasala
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:103
  6. Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) has been a major contributor to the substantial reductions in global malaria morbidity and mortality over the last decade. In Tanzania, artemether-lumefantrine (AL) ...

    Authors: Billy E. Ngasala, Mercy G. Chiduo, Bruno P. Mmbando, Filbert T. Francis, Samwel Bushukatale, Twilumba Makene, Celine I. Mandara, Deus S. Ishengoma, Erasmus Kamugisha, Maimuna Ahmed, Muhidin K. Mahende, Reginald A. Kavishe, Florida Muro, Fabrizio Molteni, Erik Reaves, Chonge Kitojo…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:101
  7. Anopheles gambiae, the major malaria mosquito in sub-Saharan Africa, feed largely indoors at night. Raising a house off the ground with no barriers underneath reduces mosquito-house entry. This experiment tested ...

    Authors: Majo Carrasco-Tenezaca, Musa Jawara, John Bradley, Umberto D’Alessandro, David Jeffries, Jakob B. Knudsen and Steve W. Lindsay
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:100
  8. Malaria remains a major global health problem often worsened by political instability and armed conflict. The purpose of the study was to explore community knowledge, attitudes and practices on malaria prevent...

    Authors: Elvis Asangbeng Tanue, Lundi-Anne Omam, Glennis T. Ayuk, Bibiche Modjenpa Noukeme, Alain Metuge, Isabelle Nganmou, Margaret Besem Ebob, Laura Donovan, Ann-Sophie Stratil, Helen Counihan, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Helen Hawkings, Blanka Homolova, Elizabeth Berryman, Maxwell Kolawole, Yakouba Zoungrana…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:99
  9. Authors: Chadwick H. Sikaala, Bongani Dlamini, Alphart Lungu, Phelele Fakudze, Mukosha Chisenga, Chishala Lukwesa Siame, Nyasha Mwendera, Dumisani Shaba, John M. Chimumbwa and Immo Kleinschmidt
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:98

    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2024 23:62

  10. In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), Plasmodium falciparum causes most of the malaria cases. Despite its crucial roles in disease severity and drug resistance, comprehensive data on Plasmodium falciparum genetic diversit...

    Authors: Alex Mwesigwa, Moses Ocan, Benson Musinguzi, Rachel Wangi Nante, Joaniter I. Nankabirwa, Steven M. Kiwuwa, Alison Annet Kinengyere, Barbara Castelnuovo, Charles Karamagi, Ekwaro A. Obuku, Samuel L. Nsobya, Sam M. Mbulaiteye and Pauline Byakika-Kibwika
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:97
  11. Understanding the dynamics of gametocyte production in polyclonal Plasmodium falciparum infections requires a genotyping method that detects distinct gametocyte clones and estimates their relative frequencies. He...

    Authors: Jimmy Vareta, Natalie A. Horstman, Matthew Adams, Karl B. Seydel, Robert S. McCann, Lauren M. Cohee, Miriam K. Laufer and Shannon Takala-Harrison
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:96
  12. The use of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is recommended by the World Health Organization for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria. Artemether-lumefantrine (AL) is the most widely ado...

    Authors: Billy Ngasala, Mercy G. Chiduo, Samwel Bushukatale, Bruno P. Mmbando, Twilumba Makene, Erasmus Kamugisha, Maimuna Ahmed, Celine I. Mandara, Filbert Francis, Muhidin K. Mahende, Reginald A. Kavishe, Florida Muro, Deus S. Ishengoma, Renata Mandike, Fabrizio Molteni, Frank Chacky…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:95
  13. Despite remarkable progress in malaria burden reduction, malaria continues to be a major public health problem globally. Ethiopia has been distributing long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) for free and natio...

    Authors: Misganu Endriyas, Mekidim Kassa, Yilma Chisha, Emebet Mekonnen, Tebeje Misganaw, Eskindir Loha and Ayalew Astatkie
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:94
  14. Plasmodium ovale malaria is usually considered a tropical infectious disease associated with low morbidity and mortality. However, severe disease and death have previously been reported.

    Authors: Maria Virginia Tomassi, Alessandra D’Abramo, Serena Vita, Angela Corpolongo, Antonella Vulcano, Tommaso Ascoli Bartoli, Barbara Bartolini, Francesca Faraglia and Emanuele Nicastri
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:93
  15. Artemether-lumefantrine (AL) and dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DP) are the currently recommended first- and second-line therapies for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum infections in Togo. This study assessed ...

    Authors: Ameyo Monique Dorkenoo, Marian Warsame, Essoham Ataba, Manani Hemou, Kossi Yakpa, Efoe Sossou, M’badi Mitigmsagou, Carmel Diwaba Teou, Emmanuelle Caspar, Laurence Ma, Koffi Edem Djadou, Tinah Atcha-Oubou, Charlotte Rasmussen and Didier Menard
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:92
  16. As part of implementation quality standards, community distributors are expected to ensure that only age-eligible children (aged 3–59 months) receive seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) medicines during mon...

    Authors: Taiwo Ibinaiye, Kunle Rotimi, Ayodeji Balogun, Adaeze Aidenagbon, Chibuzo Oguoma, Christian Rassi, Kevin Baker, Olusola Oresanya and Chuks Nnaji
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:91
  17. Diversification of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is suggested as one of the strategies that can be used to contain artemisinin resistance. Artesunate-amodiaquine (ASAQ) is one of the artemisinin-...

    Authors: Billy Ngasala, Samwel Bushukatale, Mercy Chiduo, Twilumba Makene, Lilian Mkony, Ally Mohamed, Fablizio Molteni, Frank Chacky, Ritha J. A. Njau and Richard Mwaiswelo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:90
  18. Anopheles vagus (subgenus Cellia) has been identified as a vector for malaria, filariasis, and Japanese encephalitis in Asia. Sporozoites of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax have been found in this zoop...

    Authors: Dalilah Dalilah, Din Syafruddin, Irsan Saleh, Ahmad Ghiffari, Leo Vernadesly, Lepa Syahrani, Irdayanti Irdayanti and Chairil Anwar
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:88
  19. The Magude Project assessed the feasibility of eliminating malaria in Magude district, a low transmission setting in southern Mozambique, using a package of interventions, including long-lasting insecticidal n...

    Authors: Celso Alafo, Lucia Fernandez Montoya, Helena Martí-Soler, Mara Máquina, Arlindo Malheia, Charfudin Sacoor, Ana Paula Abílio, Dulcisaria Marrenjo, Nelson Cuamba, Beatriz Galatas, Pedro Aide, Francisco Saúte and Krijn P. Paaijmans
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:87
  20. The degree to which Anopheles mosquitoes prefer biting humans over other vertebrate hosts, i.e. the human blood index (HBI), is a crucial parameter for assessing malaria transmission risk. However, existing techn...

    Authors: Emmanuel P. Mwanga, Idrisa S. Mchola, Faraja E. Makala, Issa H. Mshani, Doreen J. Siria, Sophia H. Mwinyi, Said Abbasi, Godian Seleman, Jacqueline N. Mgaya, Mario González Jiménez, Klaas Wynne, Maggy T. Sikulu-Lord, Prashanth Selvaraj, Fredros O. Okumu, Francesco Baldini and Simon A. Babayan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:86
  21. The burden of Malaria in Zambia remains a challenge, with the entire population at risk of contracting this infectious disease. Despite concerted efforts by African countries, including Zambia, to implement ma...

    Authors: Mutale Sampa, Ronald Fisa, Chilombo Mukuma, Mercy Mwanza, Busiku Hamainza and Patrick Musonda
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:85
  22. Malaria remains a public health problem in regions of Northeastern India because of favourable bio-geographic transmission conditions, poor access to routine healthcare, and inadequate infrastructure for publi...

    Authors: Carinthia B. Nengnong, Mattimi Passah, Mark L. Wilson, Elisa Bellotti, Anne Kessler, Bibha R. Marak, Jane M. Carlton, Rajiv Sarkar and Sandra Albert
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:83
  23. Adults infected with Plasmodium spp. in endemic areas need to be re-evaluated in light of global malaria elimination goals. They potentially undermine malaria interventions but remain an overlooked aspect of publ...

    Authors: Nadine Kalenda Kayiba, Yuko Nitahara, Evariste Tshibangu-Kabamba, Denis Kalambayi Mbuyi, Augustin Kabongo-Tshibaka, Nestor Tshituka Kalala, Barthélemy Mukenga Tshiebue, Katherine-Sofia Candray-Medina, Natsuko Kaku, Yu Nakagama, Niko Speybroeck, Dieudonné Ngoyi Mumba, Ghislain Tumba Disashi, Akira Kaneko and Yasutoshi Kido
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:82
  24. Vector surveillance is among the World Health Organization global vector control response (2017–2030) pillars. Human landing catches are a gold standard but difficult to implement and potentially expose collec...

    Authors: Jackline Kosgei, John E. Gimnig, Vincent Moshi, Seline Omondi, Daniel P. McDermott, Martin J. Donnelly, Collins Ouma, Bernard Abong’o and Eric Ochomo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:81
  25. Malaria vector control activities in Sudan rely largely on Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs), Indoor Residual Spray (IRS) and Larval Source Management (LSM). The present study attempted to determine cost ...

    Authors: Sami M. HasapAla, Rasha S. Azrag and Osama M. Awad
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:80
  26. Tanzania is currently implementing therapeutic efficacy studies (TES) in areas of varying malaria transmission intensities as per the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations. In TES, distinguishing rei...

    Authors: Deus S. Ishengoma, Celine I. Mandara, Rashid A. Madebe, Marian Warsame, Billy Ngasala, Abdunoor M. Kabanywanyi, Muhidin K. Mahende, Erasmus Kamugisha, Reginald A. Kavishe, Florida Muro, Renata Mandike, Sigsbert Mkude, Frank Chacky, Ritha Njau, Troy Martin, Ally Mohamed…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:79
  27. Vegetation health (VH) is a powerful characteristic for forecasting malaria incidence in regions where the disease is prevalent. This study aims to determine how vegetation health affects the prevalence of mal...

    Authors: Gouvidé Jean Gbaguidi, Mouhamed Idrissou, Nikita Topanou, Walter Leal Filho and Guillaume K. Ketoh
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:78
  28. Pyrethroid-based indoor residual spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) have been employed as key vector control measures against malaria in Namibia. However, pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles

    Authors: Rosalia N. Joseph, Tabeth Mwema, Seth J. Eiseb, Deodatus V. Maliti, Munyaradzi Tambo, Iitula Iitula, Lydia Eloff, Ophilia Lukubwe, Cara Smith-Gueye, Élodie A. Vajda, Allison Tatarsky, Stark T. Katokele, Petrina N. Uusiku, Dennis Walusimbi, Sheila B. Ogoma, Davis R. Mumbengegwi…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:77
  29. Malaria remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in Ethiopia with an estimated 3.8 million cases in 2021 and 61% of the population living in areas at risk of malaria transmission. Throughout the ...

    Authors: Lauren Bradley, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Elizabeth Hemming-Schroeder, Brook Jeang, Ming-Chieh Lee, Endalew Zemene, Teshome Degefa, Eugenia Lo, Christopher King, James Kazura and Guiyun Yan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:76
  30. The Great Mekong Subregion has attained a major decline in malaria cases and fatalities over the last years, but residual transmission hotspots remain, supposedly fueled by forest workers and migrant populatio...

    Authors: Anaïs Pepey, Marc Souris, Saorin Kim, Thomas Obadia, Sophy Chy, Malen Ea, Sivkeng Ouk, Franck Remoue, Siv Sovannaroth, Ivo Mueller, Benoit Witkowski and Amélie Vantaux
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:75
  31. Understanding of malaria ecology is a prerequisite for designing locally adapted control strategies in resource-limited settings. The aim of this study was to utilize the spatial heterogeneity in malaria trans...

    Authors: Guofa Zhou, John Githure, Ming-Chieh Lee, Daibin Zhong, Xiaoming Wang, Harrysone Atieli, Andrew K. Githeko, James Kazura and Guiyun Yan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:74
  32. Delays in malaria treatment can not only lead to severe and even life-threatening complications, but also foster transmission, putting more people at risk of infection. This study aimed to investigate the fact...

    Authors: Lianyu Jia, Xiaoyu Chen, Zhanchun Feng, Shangfeng Tang and Da Feng
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:73
  33. Recently, bacterial endosymbiont, including Wolbachia and Microsporidia were found to limit the infection of Anopheles mosquitoes with Plasmodium falciparum. This study aimed to investigate the natural presence o...

    Authors: Minassou Juvénal Ahouandjinou, Arthur Sovi, Aboubakar Sidick, Wilfried Sewadé, Come Zinsou Koukpo, Saïd Chitou, Linda Towakinou, Bruno Adjottin, Steve Hougbe, Filémon Tokponnon, Germain Gil Padonou, Martin Akogbéto, Louisa A. Messenger and Razaki A. Ossè
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:72
  34. Therapeutic efficacy studies (TESs) and detection of molecular markers of drug resistance are recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor the efficacy of artemisinin-based combination therapy...

    Authors: Catherine Bakari, Celine I. Mandara, Rashid A. Madebe, Misago D. Seth, Billy Ngasala, Erasmus Kamugisha, Maimuna Ahmed, Filbert Francis, Samwel Bushukatale, Mercy Chiduo, Twilumba Makene, Abdunoor M. Kabanywanyi, Muhidin K. Mahende, Reginald A. Kavishe, Florida Muro, Sigsbert Mkude…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:71
  35. Birds chronically infected with avian malaria parasites often show relapses of parasitaemia after latent stages marked by absence of parasites in the peripheral circulation. These relapses are assumed to resul...

    Authors: Tanja Himmel, Josef Harl, Julia Matt, Nora Nedorost, Tatjana Iezhova, Mikas Ilgūnas, Gediminas Valkiūnas and Herbert Weissenböck
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:70
  36. There are several indications that pesticides used in agriculture contribute to the emergence and spread of resistance of mosquitoes to vector control insecticides. However, the impact of such an indirect sele...

    Authors: Christabelle G. Sadia, Jean-Marc Bonneville, Marius G. Zoh, Behi K. Fodjo, France-Paraudie A. Kouadio, Sebastien K. Oyou, Benjamin G. Koudou, Beatrice A. Adepo-Gourene, Stephane Reynaud, Jean-Philippe David and Chouaibou S. Mouahamadou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:69
  37. Genetic surveillance of the Plasmodium falciparum parasite shows great promise for helping National Malaria Control Programmes (NMCPs) assess parasite transmission. Genetic metrics such as the frequency of polyge...

    Authors: Wesley Wong, Stephen F. Schaffner, Julie Thwing, Mame Cheikh Seck, Jules Gomis, Younouss Diedhiou, Ngayo Sy, Medoune Ndiop, Fatou Ba, Ibrahima Diallo, Doudou Sene, Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Yaye Die Ndiaye, Mouhamad Sy, Aita Sene, Djiby Sow…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:68
  38. The malaria incidence data from a malaria prevention study from the Rift Valley, Central Ethiopia, were reanalysed. The objective was to investigate whether including an administrative structure within the soc...

    Authors: Taye Gari and Bernt Lindtjørn
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:67
  39. Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) contributed significantly to the decline in malaria since 2000. Their protective efficacy depends not only on access, use, and net integrity, but also location of people within ...

    Authors: Julius I. Odero, Bernard Abong’o, Vincent Moshi, Sheila Ekodir, Steven A. Harvey, Eric Ochomo, John E. Gimnig, Nicole L. Achee, John P. Grieco, Prisca A. Oria and April Monroe
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:66
  40. Neonicotinoids are potential alternatives for controlling pyrethroid-resistant mosquitoes, but their efficacy against malaria vector populations of sub-Saharan Africa has yet to be investigated. The aim of the...

    Authors: Fred A. Ashu, Caroline Fouet, Marilene M. Ambadiang, Véronique Penlap-Beng and Colince Kamdem
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:65
  41. Malaria remains a global health challenge, disproportionately affecting vulnerable communities. Despite substantial progress, the emergence of anti-malarial drug resistance poses a constant threat. The Greater...

    Authors: Giulia Manzoni, Rady Try, Jean Olivier Guintran, Céline Christiansen-Jucht, Elodie Jacoby, Siv Sovannaroth, Zaixing Zhang, Vilasack Banouvong, Matthew Scott Shortus, Rita Reyburn, Chitsavang Chanthavisouk, Nay Yi Yi Linn, Badri Thapa, San Kyawt Khine, Prayuth Sudathip, Deyer Gopinath…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:64
  42. Malaria elimination requires closely co-ordinated action between neighbouring countries. In Southern Africa several countries have reduced malaria to low levels, but the goal of elimination has eluded them thu...

    Authors: Chadwick H. Sikaala, Bongani Dlamini, Alphart Lungu, Phelele Fakudze, Mukosha Chisenga, Chishala Lukwesa Siame, Nyasha Mwendera, Dumisani Shaba, John M. Chimumbwa and Immo Kleinschmidt
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:62

    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2024 23:98

  43. Children are particularly at risk of malaria. This analysis consolidates the clinical data for pyronaridine–artesunate (PA) paediatric granules in children from three randomized clinical trials and a real-worl...

    Authors: Michael Ramharter, Abdoulaye A. Djimde, Isabelle Borghini-Fuhrer, Robert Miller, Jangsik Shin, Adam Aspinall, Naomi Richardson, Martina Wibberg, Lawrence Fleckenstein, Sarah Arbe-Barnes and Stephan Duparc
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:61
  44. When integrated with insecticide-treated bed nets, larval control of Anopheles mosquitoes could fast-track reductions in the incidence of human malaria. However, larval control interventions may deliver suboptim...

    Authors: Faith I. Ebhodaghe, Irma Sanchez-Vargas, Clement Isaac, Brian D. Foy and Elizabeth Hemming-Schroeder
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:60
  45. By 2022, the Government of Indonesia had successfully eliminated malaria in 389 out of 514 districts but continues to face a challenge in Eastern Indonesia where 95% of the total 2021 malaria cases were report...

    Authors: Dee Jupp, Sherria Ayuandini, Frisca Tobing, Denny Halim, Enny Kenangalem, Maria E. Sumiwi, Hellen D. Prameswari, Minerva Theodora, Hermawan Susanto, Riskha T. P. Dewi, Dedy Supriyanto, Bayu Kurnia, Mrunal Shetye, Ermi Ndoen and Yuka Onishi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:59
  46. Qualified malaria diagnosis competency has contributed to the great achievement of malaria elimination in China. After eliminating malaria, it is still critical to the prevention of re-establishment of malaria...

    Authors: He Yan, Mei Li, Zhi-gui Xia and Jian-hai Yin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:58

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