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1 January 1970

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Vaccine against leishmaniasis trialled in golden hamsters

A vaccine has been developed for leishmaniasis, a disease that affects 12 million people world-wide and kills 70,000 each year, mainly in developing countries.
A vaccine has been developed for leishmaniasis, a disease that affects 12 million people world-wide and kills 70,000 each year, mainly in developing countries. The experimental… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-against-leishmaniasis-trialled-in-golden-hamsters/

Multi-talented drug for leishmaniasis?

A compound called fexinidazole is proving to be quite the multi-tasker for beating parasitic infections.
A compound called fexinidazole is proving to be quite the multi-tasker for beating parasitic infections. Already in Phase 1 trials for one tropical disease, studies in mice have… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/multi-talented-drug-for-leishmaniasis/

Cell walls can bock infections

Scientists have developed a new strategy for fighting infectious diseases.
Scientists have developed a new strategy for fighting infectious diseases. By blocking the entry of a parasite into the blood cells of mice, they have been able to prevent… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cell-walls-can-bock-infections/

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