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A Breakthrough Malaria Vaccine? (VOA On Assignment Mar. 22)i
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March 22, 2013 2:40 PM
VOA's Carolyn Presutti sits down with On Assignment's Martin Secrest to talk about the U.S. military's cutting-edge research to develop the world's first malaria vaccine. But officials are worried that the mandatory U.S. budget cuts, known as "sequestration," could delay development of the vaccine, as well as an answer to whether it is a "real breakthrough" or "just a fluke."

A Breakthrough Malaria Vaccine? (VOA On Assignment Mar. 22)

Published March 22, 2013

VOA's Carolyn Presutti sits down with On Assignment's Martin Secrest to talk about the U.S. military's cutting-edge research to develop the world's first malaria vaccine. But officials are worried that the mandatory U.S. budget cuts, known as "sequestration," could delay development of the vaccine, as well as an answer to whether it is a "real breakthrough" or "just a fluke."

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