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Global partnership enabled testing in Mali, West Africa, where malaria threat is high.
Pivotal testing of RTS,S is on track for target enrollment of 16,000 children.
Targeting mosquito larval populations may be an effective intervention to help control malaria in urban situations, a study published yesterday suggests.
NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Results published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed that the world's most clinically advanced malaria vaccine candidate provides both infants and young children with significant protection against malaria.
Text of report by Kakaire Kirunda entitled "Uganda prepares for malaria vaccine trials" published by leading privately-owned Ugandan newspaper The Daily Monitor website on 26 August Uganda is set to receive a grant of more than 300,000 euros (about 690m shillings) this year to prepare for a malaria vaccine trial by the faculty of medicine at Makerere University.
Hopes for an effective vaccine against malaria were boosted on Tuesday by new research showing an experimental shot can protect children for at least 18 months.
Achieving victory over malaria in Africa, a disease that each year kills millions and imposes costs that cripple entire economies, requires a new internationally funded effort dedicated to training and supporting a critical mass of African malaria researchers, according to a new plan launched today by the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) at the Fourth MIM Pan-African Malaria Conference in YaoundÃ©, Cameroon.
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