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James Mahaffy mahaffy at dordt.edu
Sat Sep 16 10:16:37 EST 1995

Neal asked for a pointer to more information on malaria. I have not
checked it out myself, but I include a post after my sig that has links
to malaria sites that appeared earlier on this newsgroup. 

> A cousin of mine has just made an recovery from cerebral malaria after having 
> been brought home from Mocambique in a coma, and apparently this is quite a 
> feat. My family, who were told that they should expect the worst, are 
> overjoyed, and are asking me for an explanation of the illness (being the only 
> family member with a degree in biochemistry). Well, rather than turn round and 
> say that my knowledge of cerebral malaria ends at the sharp part of the 
> mosquito (my only parasitology experience has been in Trypanosomiasis), I 
> throw myself at the mercy of the collective knowledge on this group.
> I would appreciate a fair amount of detail, if you have the time, or a pointer 
> to an on-line source (no more university library these days).
> Thanks in advance,
> Neal

James F. Mahaffy                   e-mail: mahaffy at dordt.edu
Biology Department                 phone: 712 722-6279
Dordt College                      FAX 712 722-1198
Sioux Center, Iowa 51250

To: parasite at net.bio.net
From: Andreas Rose        t3077 <rose at alf1.ngate.uni-regensburg.de>
Subject: Re: Internet parasitology?
Date: Fri, 19 May 1995 08:32:47 GMT
Message-ID: <rose.384.2FBC57AE at alf1.ngate.uni-regensburg.de>

In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.950518092303.23176B-100000 at welchlink.welch.jhu.edu> "CHRISTOPHER V. PLOWE" <cplowe at welchlink.welch.jhu.edu> writes:
>From: "CHRISTOPHER V. PLOWE" <cplowe at welchlink.welch.jhu.edu>
>Subject: Re: Internet parasitology?
>Date: Thu, 18 May 1995 09:24:11 -0400

>I heard there is a WWW location on malaria, but haven't found it.  Does 
>anyone know of any such thing?


Kazuhiko Hata from the Tropical Diseases Research (TDR) branch of the WHO has 
a valuable home page, also with links to sites dealing with malaria.

The addresss is:


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