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Nov 03, 2014

Nov 03, 2014

News Scan for Nov 03, 2014

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Dec 03, 2013

Dec 03, 2013

News Scan for Dec 03, 2013

Funds to fight global disease
Flu prediction tool

Nov 09, 2012

Nov 09, 2012

Study shows modest benefits for malaria vaccine in infants

(CIDRAP News) – The latest trial of the world's first malaria vaccine showed it was only modestly beneficial in African infants, a somewhat disappointing finding after an earlier part of the study showed that it halved cases in older babies.

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.

Jan 12, 2011

Jan 12, 2011

WHO launches plan to contain drug-resistant malaria

(CIDRAP News) – Warning that the spread of artemisinin-resistant parasites threatens the world's most potent tool for fighting malaria, the World Health Organization (WHO) today released a new plan for containment.

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