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Prospects for enhancing malaria vaccine efficacy by combining pre-erythrocytic antigens

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Malaria causes almost half a million deaths each year. Existing interventions will almost certainly not be enough to tackle this enormous public health problem on their own. An effective vaccine is urgently needed. The leading malaria vaccine, RTS,S, confers suboptimal protective efficacy, and in addition targets only Plasmodium falciparum and not the other major species of human malaria, P. vivax. This thesis investigates the potential of combining pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccines as a m...

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MSD
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Doctoral Training Centre - MSD
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-06-18

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