Maternal Malaria Infection Alters the Formation of Blood Vessels in the Brains of Exposed Offspring (image) PLOS Share Print E-Mail Caption Maternal malaria infection alters the formation of blood vessels in the brains of exposed offspring. The exposed fetus has more small blood vessels in its brain by micro-CT scanning than the control fetus. Credit CC-BY: McDonald et al. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.