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ODT/NZPA: NZ research targets lungs for hookworm immunity

Peter Griffin posted in on August 4th, 2010.

Researchers at the Malaghan Institute (Wellington) have made a discovery which could hasten the development of a vaccine for hookworm. The parasite affects an estimated 1 billion people, and is a leading cause of  deaths of mothers and children in developing countries. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Prof Le Gros said current controls for […]

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