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A Vaccine for Malaria Could Be Ready by 2015

Mary Slosson

Great news in the fight against diseases that primarily affect poor communities: the World Health Organization announced over the weekend that they're on track to have a malaria vaccine by 2015.

They're currently running trials in 11 communities in seven countries that are going remarkably well, a WHO official said.

(Photo courtesy of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    I wonder how long these trials will take. I hope they're effective!