AIDS Update / Malaria


Guests:

John Stover
* Vice President, The Futures Group International
* Glastonbury, Connecticut

Dyann Wirth
* Director, Harvard Malaria Initiative
* Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease
* Harvard School of Public Health
* Harvard University
* Cambridge, Massachusetts

Stephen Hoffman
* Senior Vice President, Biologics
* Celera Genomics
* Rockville, Maryland

David Alnwick
* Project Manager
* Roll Back Malaria Program
* World Health Organization
* Geneva, Switzerland

Globally, malaria infects nearly 300 million people a year, and causes over a million deaths. In this hour of Science Friday—with guest host Joe Palca—we'll take a look at the latest efforts in the battle against malaria. Are we close to developing a vaccine? How can the genetic information of the mosquito help us fight the disease? Plus, a look at the future of the AIDS epidemic.

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