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Researchers Decode Malaria Link

Researchers Decode Malaria Link
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Scientists announce that they have identified four key genes in the mosquito immune system that aid in the spread of malaria to humans. The genes allow the malaria parasite to live in the mosquito's gut before being transmitted to humans. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and Dyann Wirth of the Harvard Malaria Initiative.

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