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Delivering a 'vaccine' through bites
July 31, 2009 | 7 comments
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Scientists have carried out an experiment in Europe involving the use of mosquitoes to deliver a malaria vaccine through their bite. The results were very promising with those in the test group who were bitten acquiring immunity to the disease.
In a daring experiment in Europe, scientists used mosquitoes as flying needles to deliver a "vaccine" of live malaria parasites through their bites.
Source: Yahoo! News
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