Wow – this is excellent news! One more disease that has plagued humans for years…

By | October 19, 2011
Wow – this is excellent news! One more disease that has plagued humans for years finally under control…

Reshared post from +Bartosz Florczak

Explanation why malaria was so hard to vaccinate against by existing methods: http://goo.gl/RC02V

Malaria scientist celebrates success after 24 years
SEATTLE (Reuters) – For Joe Cohen, a GlaxoSmithKline research scientist who has spent 24 years trying to create the world’s first malaria vaccine, Tuesday, October 18, 2011 goes down as a fabulous day…

4 thoughts on “Wow – this is excellent news! One more disease that has plagued humans for years…

  1. Jack Mason

    What's more, that 50% rate is above and beyond other prevention techniques, such as sleeping nets, so the overall results at pretty exciting

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  2. Sophie Wrobel

    I've read numbers varying from 46-56%. Not quite as good as other vaccines, but given the choice of vaccine that increases your chance of survival (in certain countries) by about 50%, that's an opportunity few would want to miss.

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  3. Dirk Spannaus

    In another Article I read it reduces the chance of infections for kids by 56%. Which is a big step forward, but still way to go…

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