Welcome to Twitter Tuesday!
Over the next six weeks, we’ll be bringing you the top five malaria tweets of the week.
Here’s our pick for Tuesday 17th July
Red Blood Cells Exploding
And here are some malaria-infected red blood cells exploding (egressing) and releasing lots of malaria parasites to infect new host cells. The blue ones are missing a gene we have been studying at @TheCrick . Find out more at https://t.co/WrLDAVOjg7 pic.twitter.com/gtG5fkv8ZC
— Abi Perrin (@PerrinAbi) 16 July 2018
The Director-General of WHO Heads to China
Today @DrTedros is in #China. He met with the Head of the new State International Development Cooperation Agency. They discussed cooperation in #PrimaryHealthCare, malaria, investment in human resources and access to medicines. pic.twitter.com/KmIEfqU0rr
— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) 16 July 2018
Could Dog Medicine Treat Malaria?
“Isoxazolines could be administered prior to the beginning of seasonal disease outbreaks to convey protection until the threat diminishes at the end of the season.” Evidence of efficacy against #malaria & #zika @imperialcollege @PNASNews @Telegraph https://t.co/Zsn3f00lb0
— The MENTOR Initiative (@MENTOR_Hq) 16 July 2018
The Fight Against Malaria
— NYT Opinion (@nytopinion) 16 July 2018
Cheap Magnet to Detect Malaria
This approach to using lasers and magnets could lead to a promising new malaria test. https://t.co/bkxPSBBbP9
— Gates Foundation (@gatesfoundation) 10 July 2018
Be sure to check back next Tuesday for our favourite Twitter moments of the week.