Creating an army of killer cells to combat malaria

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CDC/ Prof. Frank Hadley Collins, Dir., Cntr. for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, Univ. of Notre Dame acquired from Public Health Image Library

Malaria is a significant health concern worldwide that primarily impacts sub-Saharan Africa, South-East Asia and the Pacific, with young children and pregnant women the most at-risk.

A team of Australian researchers have undertaken promising trials of a new malaria vaccine in mice, as outlined in peer-reviewed journal Cell Host and Microbe.

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