Health

First Malaria Vaccine Moves A Step Closer To Approval

NPR | Oct. 8, 2013 10:50 a.m.

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Richard Knox

There’s new information on a vaccine against one of the world’s biggest health problems — malaria. It’s the only malaria vaccine in large-scale human trials. It cuts the number of cases in children by half. And the effect persists for as long as a year and a half. But it’s still not clear how the vaccine would be used.

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