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FIRST MALARIA VACCINE APPROVED BY WHO

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Malaria vaccine

By Rawlings Oke Godwin

On 8 Oct, 2021

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It is the beginning of another battle against malaria. Lives would be saved globally and especially in sub-saharan Africa where the incidence is highest.

I was excited when I saw the news about mosquito vaccine (Mosquirix) by GlaxoSmithKline.

This is going to be a big financial breakthrough globally as the financial cost of the fight against malaria has been enormous.

Follow the following link to read more on WHO website https://www.who.int/news/item/06-10-2021-who-recommends-groundbreaking-malaria-vaccine-for-children-at-risk

Image: courtesy of Forbes

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