Malaria study is under way at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

09/8/2010 | Washington Post, The

Researchers at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research are set to monitor for the next six months people who volunteered to be bitten by mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax. The study's goal is to establish that, for research purposes, healthy people can be effectively infected with the parasite. "By doing this, we have a tool to test drugs and vaccines," said Col. Chris Ockenhouse, director of Walter Reed's malaria vaccine program.

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