Rhode Island Hospital Researcher and Colleagues Discover Protein That May Lead To Malaria Vaccine

Malaria kills 1 child every 15 seconds in Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia May 22, 2014 Rhode Island Hospital researchers have discovered a protein that is essential for malaria-causing parasites to escape from inside red blood cells. Antibodies to this protein trap the parasite inside these red blood cells. This protein could lead to the development of a vaccine that would …