Friday, 21 October 2011

Malaria trial vaccine breakthrough

A large-scale Malaria vaccine trial at 11 sites in 7 African countries has shown significant success is stopping Malaria in children. This is a massive, huge, awesome breakthrough. The trial was funded by PATH and Gates and developed by GlaxoSmithKline (big pharmaceuticals doing something good?).

Anyway, yay! I look forward to reading and hearing more about this in the coming months and hopefully seeing a final vaccine that will stop some kids dying.

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