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Tag: Malaria Vaccine

WHO Recommends Broad Use Of World's 1st Malaria Vaccine

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes.

Carbohydrates could be key to improved malaria vaccine

Sydney: Offering vital clues to improving malaria vaccine, an international research team has shown that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in their ability to infect mosquito and human hosts. The discovery, published in the journal Nature Communications, also suggests steps that may improve the only malaria vaccine approved to […]