PerspectivePARASITOLOGY

Malaria--from Infants to Genomics to Vaccines

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Science  19 Jul 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5580, pp. 345-347
DOI: 10.1126/science.1074484

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Summary

Tropical protozoan parasites are the scourge of the developing world, causing devastating diseases, such as malaria, Chagas' disease, and leishmaniasis. These diseases not only are a huge cause of human misery but also are holding back the economic progress of many developing countries. A pair of Perspectives--by Hol and Gelb, and by Long and Hoffman --report the proceedings of two recent Keystone meetings that examined progress in developing new drugs and vaccines to combat these terrible diseases.

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