New malaria vaccine doesn’t work most of the time, but manufacturer says it’s good enough to sell

New malaria vaccine doesn’t work most of the time, but manufacturer says it’s good enough to sell


‘There’s a good chance that the vast majority of people who receive it won’t derive any benefits whatsoever. But that isn’t stopping British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) from seeking regulatory approval for a new vaccine for malaria, known as RTS,S, that a recent study determined is only about 30 percent effective at preventing severe cases of the disease, which has no recognized cure.’
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