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Cody Nelson gets made as a malariologist

Congratulations to Cody (and team members) for his new paper in Nature Communications analyzing the genetic relationships between parasites infecting household members in Western Kenya: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-13578-4

Basically, parasites are more closely related genetically between members of the same household than between households, suggesting that household members are participating in the same transmission chain as those of their children with malaria. Whether the child infected the household members or vice versa remains to be seen….


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