Malaria: Battle of the Merozoites (1992)

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  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1992

  • Type

    Television

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Synopsis

Follows Colobian chemist Dr. Manuel Patarroyo throughout 1991 as his claimed discovery of an effective vaccine against malaria comes under international scrutiny. Malaria kills more people than any other parasitic disease in the world. Over 20,000 people in South American had already received the chemically synthesized vaccine. The programme asks whether it is safe and effective.

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