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Malaria vaccine: India, Africa don`t get hopes up

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 20:02

As countries like India and Africa - hotbeds for malaria - await the world`s first vaccine against the disease, a leading expert said Saturday the results of clinical trials were "modestly encouraging", but nations should be cautious.

GSK aims to market world`s first malaria vaccine by 2015

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 14:26

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will seek marketing approval for the world`s first malaria vaccine next year after trial data showed the shot significantly cut cases of the disease in African children.

New vaccine cuts malaria by one-third in African infants

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 17:29

RTS,S malaria candidate vaccine can help protect African infants against malaria, results from a pivotal, large-scale Phase III trial, have suggested.

Vaccine slashes malaria risk by half

Last Updated: Friday, January 14, 2011, 00:00

The latest study indicates that the jab reduces the risk of malaria infection by 46% over 15 mths.

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