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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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- Upcoming Seminar: COVID-19 Human Challenge Studies: Is it OK for research participants to volunteer to be infected?
- WHO: Key criteria for the ethical acceptability of COVID-19 human challenge studies
- India: Side Meeting on Current Global Regulatory and Ethical Landscape for Controlled Human Infection Model (CHIM) Studies including Regional/Global Collaborative Guidance