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This blog was originally posted by the UK Coalition against Neglected Tropical Diseases
Great news in the world of global health! A recent clinical trial for an experimental malaria vaccine has yielded successful results in protecting a large number of children against malaria with minimal side effects.
Tomorrow over 200 million people in over 100 countries will celebrate Global Handwashing Day.
Sabin Vaccine Institute President Dr. Peter Hotez is leading the research at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine to develop the first-ever vaccine for Chagas disease.
"It was safer. It was more effective, conferring immunity that might last a lifetime.