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First vaccine to immunize against malaria builds on pandemic-driven RNA tech (academictimes.com)
66 points by cpncrunch 48 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 5 comments

Very good news - I hope the parasite is unable to end run it? Africa has long born a huge burden from this - one might say it is the single disease that has kept them down.

It's probably going to be tricky for it to end run it as PMIF inhibiting T-cells seems quite a specific thing.

Yeah malaria's a big thing in Africa. The Economist had an interesting article for xmas https://www.economist.com/christmas-specials/2020/12/19/how-...

Thank you for the reference, a true historical burden...

It is embarrassing to think how much bigger of a story this would be if Europe and the English speaking world had to deal with malaria. I don't say "Shame on us" but a soft groan is appropriate.

RNA is very promising.

A person with multiple sclerosis told me after seeing the first COVID vaccine that in the future RNA tech could help her. Not long after I found this: https://www.fiercebiotech.com/research/biontech-ceo-turns-co...

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