African Journal of Biomedical Research
Ibadan Biomedical Communications Group
Vol. 2, No. 1, 1999, pp. 1-6
Bioline Code: md99001
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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African Journal of Biomedical Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1999, pp. 1-6
© © Copyright 1999 - Ibadan Biomedical Communications Group
Review Article - MALARIA VACCINE: MYTH OR REALITY?|
E. C. OGBONNA
Malaria currently remains the highest killer disease nationwide despite existing control measures. Malaria vaccine would provide a more efficient means of control and prevention of this disease. The objective of this review is to present the current trends in the production of malaria vaccine thereby supporting the view that malaria vaccine would be a reality. The suggestions towards achieving this inevitable goal are also included.
Malaria, Vaccine, Plasmodium falciparum, Erythrocytes, Immunity.