Current status of Plasmodium vivax vaccine.

@article{ArvaloHerrera2010CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of Plasmodium vivax vaccine.},
  author={Myriam Ar{\'e}valo-Herrera and Chetan N. Chitnis and S{\'o}crates Herrera},
  journal={Human vaccines},
  year={2010},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={124-32}
}
From a total of 2.6 billion people at permanent risk of suffering malaria infection worldwide, 80-300 million experience Plasmodium vivax infections every year, with clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic to mild and chronic infection that in some cases lead to severe disease and death. The increasing P. vivax drug resistance and reports of severe and lethal cases, the relapsing parasite behavior and the existence of Plasmodium spp. co-infections must prompt more investment and… CONTINUE READING

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