Exposure to malaria parasites boosts immunity in study

07/30/2009 | Washington Post, The

Patients who were given the drug chloroquine for three months while being exposed to malaria-infected mosquitoes once a month developed immunity to the disease, unlike those who were exposed to non-infected mosquitoes but did not get vaccinated, according to a study. The findings demonstrate how whole parasites are the most potent vaccine to protect against malaria, a researcher said.

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