Malaria Vaccine RTS,S/AS01 Providing Continued Protection up to 18 Months

By |September 12th, 2014|QBC Diagnostics|Comments Off on Malaria Vaccine RTS,S/AS01 Providing Continued Protection up to 18 Months

Malaria disease is caused by Plasmodium parasites that are spread to people through the bites of infected Anopheles mosquito vectors. According to the WHO, about 3.4 billion people - half of the world's population - are at risk of malaria. A large-scale phase III clinical trial of the malaria vaccine RTS,S/AS01, published in PLOS Medicine [...]