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Malaria Vaccine

7 Reasons The World Isn't Totally Screwed Right Now

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 08.07.2014 | World

If you've turned on the news lately, you may have gotten the sense that the world is falling apart. From rising body counts in Gaza and Israel to a pl...

Child Malaria Vaccine May Be Available In 2015

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.31.2014 | Impact

A malaria vaccine for children may be available as soon as next year. A recent study released by PLOS Medicine and sponsored by GSK Biologicals, fo...

Malaria Vaccine, Coming Soon?

Posted 08.09.2013 | Healthy Living

A vaccine to protect healthy adults from malaria was found to be safe and effective in an early-stage clinical trial. The results of the phase-1 t...

Time for the Big Push to Defeat Malaria

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

As a global community, our fates are often more intertwined than we like to imagine. Controlling malaria isn't only a prospect of preventing needless deaths, it is an economic imperative.

Progress Against Malaria At Risk

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf | Posted 02.16.2013 | World
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

It would be a grave calamity to allow millions of children to lose their protection and wipe away our $10 billion investment to date by allowing resurgences in malaria to occur.

Malaria Vaccine A Letdown For Infants

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.09.2012 | Healthy Living

LONDON -- An experimental malaria vaccine once thought promising is turning out to be a disappointment, with a new study showing it is only about 30 p...

Polio Parallels

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

To a technical community accustomed to other vaccines that routinely provide 80%, 90%, or even 95% protection, the new potential Malaria vaccine's level of protective efficacy is considered almost disappointing.

A Vaccine That Works Only Half the Time Is Not the Shot in the Arm Malaria Needs

Tido von Schoen-Angerer | Posted 12.24.2011 | World
Tido von Schoen-Angerer

The development of the world's first vaccine against malaria is an extraordinary scientific breakthrough, but there are several reasons to be cautious about the difference this vaccine could make, on the basis of current results.

Eradicating Malaria Is Possible

Bill Gates | Posted 12.19.2011 | Impact
Bill Gates

We have never had a vaccine for a parasitic disease, and the scientific complexity is dizzying. But at this week's Malaria Forum, I was pleased to announce the interim results of a trial for a vaccine candidate.

Encouraging Results In Malaria Vaccine Tests

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 12.18.2011 | World

ATLANTA -- The quest for the world's first malaria vaccine appears to have taken a big step: A study in Africa shows experimental shots cut the risk o...

The Adrenaline Rush Of Public Health Research

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 11.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Orin Levine

Another, more common chance to get an "adrenaline rush" in a public health research career is when you "break the code" on an experiment, like a vaccine trial.

Eliminating Malaria Impossible Without Vaccine, Experts Say

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — Eliminating malaria, the mosquito-borne scourge that kills more than 860,000 people a year, would be a dream come true for millions – but...

The Unnoticed War Where Millions of Children's Lives are at Stake

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Nobody knows why Cambodia's malaria parasites are such buffed-up hyper-Darwinian winners. Some scientists think it's because the treatments have been used there so long that the parasites have a head-start.

The Origin of Malaria: Discovered

Nathan Wolfe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Wolfe

Today, me and my colleagues from Cameroon, Germany and the United States announced our discovery of the origin of malaria.

New Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise In Protecting Children In Africa

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — A vaccine that may become the world's first to prevent malaria shows promise in protecting African children, researchers said Monday,...