An effective vaccine against malaria would be one of the greatest medical achievements of all time. It could dramatically reduce suffering throughout the world and improve the lives of millions.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 19, 2011 1:00 pm|
Malaria has been a terrible scourge on humanity literally since the beginning of our species. While eradication efforts have reduced the disease, it still kills around a million people a year worldwide and sickens many more. Now there’s a report of favorable test results for a vaccine. That’s hopeful news.