vaccination-africa-baby-gatesfndA new malaria vaccine has become the first in tests to be 100% effective in providing protection against the deadly disease. The promising results provide hope for a future cure.

Sanaria, a company in Rockville, Maryland, developed the vaccine, called PfSPZ, which uses a weakened form of the malaria organism to instigate a response from the immune system.

(READ the story in the NY Daily News)

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