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    Modified experimental vaccine protects monkeys from deadly malaria

    May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017

Modified experimental vaccine protects monkeys from deadly malaria

Researchers have modified an experimental malaria vaccine and showed that it completely protected four of eight monkeys that received it against challenge with the virulent Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite. In three of the remaining four monkeys, the vaccine delayed when parasites first appeared in the blood by more than 25 days.

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