1. Humanity Taunts Sleeping Beast Of Nature With Creation Of Malaria Vaccine
Infectious disease researchers think they might have struck upon a halfway decent vaccine for malaria. According to their data, it appears to have a 75 percent efficacy and provides protection from the virus for 18 months after the injection. At time of press, Nature has not yet responded with a new strain that makes your head explode upon infection.
If I ever get malaria I hope it's from something fun like a monkey bite and not just some ordinary boring mosquito or CDC drone strike.— Hank Thompson (@Hank_Thompson) February 26, 2013