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Current Progress on Malaria Vaccines

Current Progress on Malaria Vaccines

Non-vaccine approaches for tackling malaria have made an impact in reducing the number of malaria cases and deaths but a vaccine would help tremendously towards malaria elimination. New sources of funding such as those from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, pharmaceutical companies and oil companies in the last decade has enabled rapid advances in malaria vaccine development. We are likely to see the RTS,S/AS01 vaccine to be licensed for use in the next few years despite its low efficacy.

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Viruses as a cure for cancer?

Viruses as a cure for cancer?

by Suet Lin Chia At a Glance: Cancer has been haunting the human population for centuries. Despite the availability of various current treatments, the number of…

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Vaccines: an immunological revolution

Vaccines: an immunological revolution

by Juliana Ariffin Did you know that if you went back in time, most of you would be immune to some of the most devastating…

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