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Dec 06, 2011

Dec 06, 2011

Mapping studies show scope of P vivax malaria burden

(CIDRAP News) – Though global rates of the most deadly form of malaria are declining in Africa, the parasite's less deadly but more difficult-to-treat cousin, Plasmodium vivax, has a firm foothold in many parts of South Asia and Latin America, according to new mapping studies.

Oct 18, 2011

Oct 18, 2011

Study: Malaria vaccine halves cases in young kids

(CIDRAP News) – In a closely watched trial of the world's first malaria vaccine in thousands of African children, researchers today reported that in the latest phase of testing, the vaccine prevented about half of malaria infections in young children.

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