European Medicines Agency – News and Events – First malaria vaccine receives positive scientific opinion from EMA

This is important scientific news. It’s well worth a read.

via European Medicines Agency – News and Events – First malaria vaccine receives positive scientific opinion from EMA.

Whilst, the Malaria vaccine will make huge difference in Africa, it’s less clear if it will be effective against some of the latest drug resistant types of Malaria to be found in Asia.

Thoughts?

Malaria: global battle to contain disease set back as powerful drugs lose potency | Society | guardian.co.uk

Malaria distribution map. Most countries with ...

Malaria distribution map. Most countries with a high distribution of malaria also have a high distribution of parasitic worm infections. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an excellent article from the Guardian and recommended reading. Check it out, especially if you are travelling in South-East Asia to Thailand, Burma or Cambodia.

Malaria: global battle to contain disease set back as powerful drugs lose potency | Society | guardian.co.uk.