19 Oct '11, 4pm

Big News: Malaria Vaccine Breakthrough After 24 Years of Research! THis could save millions of lives!

Big News: Malaria Vaccine Breakthrough After 24 Years of Research! THis could save millions of lives!

After 24 Years of Research... According to the World Health Organization's 2010 World Malaria Report , Malaria kills close to a million people each year, and more than 200 million people are infected. Fighting the disease is one of the top public health issues in the world, and reducing the number of cases (with the goal of one day eradicating it completely) is one of the low hanging fruits for making the world a better place. That's why I'm so happy to report the news that an anti-malaria vaccine known as RTS,S (aka Mosquirix) is in the final stage of clinical trial and shows great promise. It could potentially be the world's first effective anti-malaria vaccine and save millions of lives! Wikipedia /Public Domain Joe Cohen, a 68-year-old molecular biologist working for GlaxoSmithKline, has spent the past 24 years trying to create the world's first malaria vaccine. Final ...

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