By José A. Álvarez, County of San Diego Communications Office The weekly total of local influenza cases reached a new high this season, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. A total of 555 cases were reported last week, surpassing the 474 cases reported the week ending Jan. 7, 2017. Also, five flu deaths were reported,…
$4.7 million boosts UCSD-Led Malaria Research Program
Supplemental $4.7 million will aid drug development to accelerate disease eradication
An international research team, led by principal investigator Elizabeth A. Winzeler, PhD, professor in the pediatric division of host-microbe systems and therapeutics at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, and colleagues have received a three-year, $4.7 million supplemental grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance their development of improved therapies for malaria eradication and elimination….