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New malaria vaccine candidate seeks to block transmission

Two new studies advance a potentially groundbreaking transmission-blocking malaria vaccine. UF researcher Rhoel Dinglasan's approach is completely different: Immunizing mosquitoes with malaria transmission-blocking antibodies produced in people.

UF plays key role in trial for successful Ebola vaccine

An international group of researchers associated with the World Health Organization has published its final report on the Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea, finding that the vaccine is a safe and effective way to prevent Ebola infection.

Biostat researchers discuss roles in ongoing Ebola vaccine trial

when the Ebola crisis in West Africa began capturing the world’s attention, UF biostatistics professor Ira Longini has been collaborating with a team of scientists at the World Health Organization (WHO) to develop a vaccine capable of protecting the most at-risk populations from the disease.