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By: Mark Goldberg

The Malaria Vaccine Explained

June 16, 2017
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Earlier this week the New England Journal of Medicine published the results of a promising clinical trial of a vaccine for malaria. UN Dispatch spoke with Dr. Daniel Carucci Vice President of Global Health for UN Foundation, described what this breakthrough means for the global fight against malaria. 

Can you explain the significance of news this week that a malaria vaccine has apparently proven effective?

The New England Journal of Medicine reported this week that an experimental malaria vaccine, called RTS,S, that has shown promise in clinical studies in adults in the U.S. and in early studies in adults and children in Africa, showed comparable efficacy in infants, the population that would most benefit from the vaccine….

Read the full interview at UN Dispatch here.

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