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World's first malaria vaccine

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British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will seek marketing approval for the world's first malaria vaccine next year after trial data showed the shot significantly cut cases of the disease in African children.

The vaccine known as RTS,S was found, after 18 months of follow-up, to have almost halved the number of malaria cases in young children in the trial, and to have reduced by around a quarter the number of malaria cases in infants.

http://www.reuters.c...E9960Y320131008

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Finally - this is good news

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I trust once the protocol is defined in detail the success rate can be expected to climb. Otherwise while it is good news much remains.

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