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Cone snail venom could potentially treat severe forms of malaria

February 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Severe forms of malaria such as Plasmodium falciparum may be deadly even after treatment with current parasite-killing drugs. This is due to persistent cyto-adhesion of infected erythrocytes even though existing parasites within the red blood cells are dead. As vaccines […]