Africa Blog Roundup: Malaria, Northern Kenya, Obama and Africa, and More

From Sahel Blog Sun Nov 11 2012, 13:28:27

Owen Barder: There was bad news in research published yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine about the effectiveness of what had seemed to be the best prospect for a malaria vaccine. The vaccine is known by the unsexy name of 'RTS,S'. ... Continue reading →

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