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Kill Or Cure?
Malaria Vaccine
April 25th is Africa Malaria Day and Kill or Cure? goes in search of the very latest ways to fight the disease.
22nd April:

April 25th is Africa Malaria Day and Kill or Cure? goes in search of the very latest ways to fight the disease.
Malaria is still the most deadly disease in the world – it kills a child every thirty seconds. As yet no vaccine exists.
However, the race is on to find one and several companies are getting close.

This episode of Kill or Cure? looks at two different approaches. First we travel to Bagamoyo in Tanzania, where they are hoping to produce one of the most advanced vaccines in the world and, so far, trials of the drug have gone well.
However, they have rivals – the Sanaria team based at Rockville in Maryland. There scientists are using some of the most deadly mosquitoes in the world to find an effective vaccine.


 

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