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World's first malaria vaccine on course for 2015

New Scientist reports that the world could see the first anti-malaria jab approved by 2015.  "It's on that trajectory, and the plan is to file with the European Medicines Agency in 2014," says David Kaslow, vice president of product development at the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, which supported development of the vaccine, made by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Positive news and hopefully will result in positive results, given that the disease infects more than 200 million people a year, and kills at least 660,000, most of whom are children.

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Comment by Brad Ewing on October 16, 2013 at 11:04pm

Let's hope something truly comes of it, it's tragic how many people are infected and die by the disease annually

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