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Children With Rare Malaria Immunity Could Mean New Vaccine

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May 23, 2014
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Researchers say a unique antibody found in the blood of Tanzanian children could help scientists develop a new vaccine to fight malaria. Video provided by Newsy


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UK's Glaxo Smith Kline Aims to Market First Malaria Vaccine

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New Vaccine Boasts 100 Percent Effectiveness Against Malaria

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Experts in Africa Optimistic on Potential Malaria Vaccine

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AFP (Oct. 8, 2013) — Experts in Africa, the continent worst-hit by malaria, reacted with optimism but also caution on Tuesday at hopes that the first vaccine against the killer disease may soon reach the market.
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