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Medicine: Malaria / A Discussion #941910

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 03, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) Report introduced.

(Africa: Sanjay Gupta) A medical breakthrough on the source of malaria featured; scenes shown of the pathogen trackers in the jungle; details given about the potential for a vaccine. [Dr. Nathan WOLF - says malaria comes from chimpanzees.]

(Studio: Erica Hill) Live discussion held with Gupta & Wolf about the malaria discovery. [WOLF - says malaria is transported from animals to animal by mosquitoes; notes there are few models for a malaria vaccine; outlines the other diseases being hunted.] [GUPTA - explains the importance of this discovery as possibly leading to a vaccine; talks about the H1N1 swine flu starting in Mexico.]

Hill, Erica;
Gupta, Sanjay

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