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Malaria resurgence can have adverse clinical impacts on pregnant women

A study published by the New England Journal of Medicine and led by ISGlobal and the Manhiça Health Research Center (CISM) in Mozambique, shows that a reduction in the exposure to the malaria parasite can weaken the immune regulation of parasite density and increase the occurrence of adverse clinical outcomes among pregnant women that become infected, as well as their newborns.