Hi,

"Malaria is known as one of mankind’s top killers. Challenging conventional ideas, scientists in Europe conducted a daring experiment. They used mosquitoes as flying needles to deliver a vaccine of live malaria parasites through their bites.
They were astounded by the results. People in the vaccine group acquired immunity to malaria. The experiment was done in a lab at Radboud University in the Netherlands.


I don't get it. Please help me understand this.


Thanks a lot!
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Here's the link:


http://www.bitrebels.com/geek/...ng-mosquitoes/


I don't have details, however, IMO, the researchers in this project probably cultivated a special variety of mosquitoes which had on them live malaria parasites of the kind required to generate the antibodies required to fight malaria.

They probably freed these mosquitoes in some communities and the mosquitoes bit some people, thus being in fact flying needles: instead of getting an injection, you got bit by a mosquito carrying the active agent.

Those people were proven to have become immune to malaria.

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