Exciting news on malaria vaccine

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Jen_Floyd
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Exciting news on malaria vaccine

Malaria has some pretty devastating effects in the third world and not just in lives lost but days from work and school lost which really puts a damper on their economy. Looks like a new vaccine might be pretty effective in slowing the epidemic. Check it out

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/NEJMoa0807381?query=TOC

http://www.nature.com/news/2008/081208/full/456680a.html

varsha
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very interesting and exciting.
CSP has been studied so much and finally there might be something very useful coming out of it.
GSK has to study the efficacy of the vaccine in a bigger populations and possibly in different geographic areas where malaria is endemic.