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Tobacco mosaic virus creates novel malaria vaccine candidate

Tobacco mosaic virus creates novel malaria vaccine candidate

Scientists from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research have demonstrated that this novel, second-generation TMV malaria vaccine candidate may offer protection against Plasmodium falciparum malaria – one of the four different species of Plasmodium parasite that causes malaria in humans.  Malaria, infecting approximately 228 million individuals in 2018, remains a meaningful threat to public health and …

Fight against malaria: BMO lauds World Bank, others for $364m-pledge

Fight against malaria: BMO lauds World Bank, others for $364m-pledge

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has commended the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) for ensuring the commitment of 364 million dollars to the fight against malaria. The organisation observed that although the commitment came from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB), it would be a boost to malaria …