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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Vaccine Aims at Fly Host of Disease Parasite

June 3rd, 2015

Episode 265 of 602 episodes

An experimental leishmaniasis vaccine relies on eliciting an immune response to a protein from the saliva of the sand fly that carries the leishmania parasite, rather than on anything from the parasite itself. Cynthia Graber reports

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