Why don't children form immunity to Schistosomiasis?

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Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia is a parasitic disease that infects more than 200 million people.  Adults eventually develop immunity but for some reason, children donít.  Now, scientists have discovered why and this could help us to develop a new vaccine...
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