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Rare Diseases Remain Common in India

In India over 70 million people affected with rare diseases had remained without a public health policy to address challenges faced by the rare diseases community. So some of the key opinion leaders planned to review and publish a peer-reviewed article summarizing the key challenges and opportunities for rare diseases in India.

Scientists Solved 20-year-old Mystery of Effective Malaria Vaccine

There is a revelation for the first time solving a long-standing mystery, a protein displayed on the surface of malaria parasites called “TRAP” is a high-priority vaccine target, but how it interacts with human host cells has remained a puzzle.

Scientists from the Wellcome Sanger Institute have identified a receptor protein on the surface of human cells that the TRAP protein interacts with as it navigates through the body. The results, published in PNAS could help improve the development of an effective malaria vaccine.