How Malaria Hijacks Your Immune System – Technology Review

A team lead by researchers at Yale University found that the parasite responsible for malaria creates a signaling molecule that converts long-term memory T cells into short-term immune cells, thereby tipping the balance in favor of the parasite.

via How Malaria Hijacks Your Immune System – Technology Review.

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