If successful, it will be the first treatment for relapsing malaria
approved in more than 60 years.
Scientists have deciphered the complete genetic sequence of the parasite Plasmodium vivax, the leading cause of relapsing malaria
, and compared it with the genomes of other species of malaria parasites.
Tickborne relapsing fever is difficult to diagnose and is often confused in its early stages with malaria or relapsing malaria