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Dosing of GSK's malaria vaccine due to start in 2018

Dosing of GSK's malaria vaccine due to start in 2018

Another malaria vaccine developed by US biopharma company Sanaria – called PfSPZ – has been shown to offer improved protection rates, possibly as high as 80%, as well as a duration of action

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  • Malaria vaccine is first to provide 'sustained protection' Malaria vaccine is first to provide 'sustained protection'

    The PfSPZ vaccine had previously been shown to provide a short-term immunological response targeted at the malaria parasite, but in the latest trial was shown to provide protection against infection ... Sanaria chief executive Stephen Hoffmann said that

  • Scientists finds new drug target for malaria Scientists finds new drug target for malaria

    In August NIV researchers said they had achieved "unprecedented" results in a small study of a weakened, live Plasmodium falciparum vaccine called PfSPZ.

  • GSK hoping to file malaria vaccine next year GSK hoping to file malaria vaccine next year

    In the summer, researcher at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported encouraging early clinical of another candidate called PfSPZ - in development at small US biotech Sanaria - which provided complete

  • Malaria vaccine gives Malaria vaccine gives "unprecedented" results

    At the highest dose tested, vaccination with the PfSPZ shot provided complete protection against malaria in six patients. ... The researchers found that participants who received a higher total dosage of PfSPZ generated more antibodies against malaria

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