• The 10 Most Important Health Breakthroughs You Missed During the Pandemic

    8 days ago - By Time

    While most eyes were on COVID-19, researchers have also made groundbreaking advancements in other fields. Here's a look.
    The other big vaccine news
    Public-health officials have long sought a vaccine against malaria, which infects up to 600 million people a year and kills 400,000, mostly children. This year, there was dramatic prog­ress toward that goal. In a study of 450 children in Burkina Faso, published in the Lancet in April, researchers reported that a new malaria vaccine, called R21, is 77% effective-just clearing the World Health Organization's 75% efficacy standard.
    However, the...
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