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World’s First Malaria Vaccine Trials Over, Partially Successful But Awaits EMA/WHO Nod

The malaria vaccine RTS,S/AS01 developed for use in sub-Saharan Africa was found to be effective in children for up to 4 years, after final trials. To be available in October this year, the vaccine could prevent malaria spread in highly tranmission areas, said lead author Prof. Brian Greenwood of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. “The European Medicines ...

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Israeli startup develops world’s first touch-free smartphone for disabled persons

An Israeli company has built the world’s first completely hands-free smartphone for the disabled. The smartphone, developed by start-up Sesame Enable, is designed for people with spinal cord injuries, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy or other disabilities that affects the use of hands and arms, The Times of Israel reported. Fetures: Touch-Free Control –¬†Gesture recognition understands small head movements, ...

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