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The efficacy of vaccine developed in naïve population (UK or US) often drops dramatically when used in endemic populations, where individuals are exposed to the vaccine disease target. The Human Malaria Infection Model looks at naturally acquired immunity and correlates of protection. Furthermore, scientists in affected areas build capacity and knowledge base, and integration of scientific thought and processes.
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- India: Side Meeting on the Current Global Regulatory and Ethical Landscape for CHIM studies [meeting summary]
- Zambia: Development of an Ethical and Regulatory Framework for the Conduct of Controlled Human Infection Studies [Expert Consultation Report]
- Human Challenge Trial workshop: Focus on the quality requirements for challenge agents