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Is there a vaccine for parasitic gastrointestinal infection?

Diseases caused by parasites are among the greatest causes of illness and death worldwide, particularly in the tropical and sub-tropical developing world. Vaccination is typically a great weapon in the public health battle against infectious disease. However, at this time, there are no effective vaccines for any human parasitic disease, including parasitic gastrointestinal infections.

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