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The world's first malaria vaccine got a green light on Friday from European drugs regulators.
World's First Malaria Vaccine Gets Green Light From EU Drug Regulators
By Kate Kelland, Reuters
LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) - The world's first malaria vaccine got a green light on Friday from European drugs regulators
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