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Final Thoughts on a Vaccine for Malaria

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria is responsible for more than 1 million deaths throughout the world each year. It is the fourth leading cause of death in children worldwide. An effective malaria vaccine would be a critical component to aid in the control of this disease; therefore, research scientists will continue to try and develop an effective vaccine for humans.
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