A live parasite vaccine for deadly leishmaniasis

A non-replicative Leishmania major parasite protects hamsters from lethal leishmaniasis infection, setting the stage for human clinical trials and the first potential vaccine for leishmaniasis.

Drug Discovery News

Image Credit: Leishmania mexicana parasites in the promastigote stage, SEM. University of Oxford, Richard WheelerAttribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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