Malaria and Sickle Cell Anemia (Video)

This video details the history, biology, and characteristics of sickle cell anemia, a lack of healthy red blood cells caused by genetic mutations. A molecular biologist, Anthony Allison, studied 5,000 people throughout East Africa and discovered that there was a direct relationship between sickle cell anemia, living in an area with high prevalence of malaria, and vulnerability to malaria.

Medical Videos, November 2016.