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WHO approves world’s first malaria vaccine



The World Health Organization has endorsed the RTS, S/AS01 malaria vaccine.

Geneva, Switzerland:

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the RTS, S/AS01 malaria vaccine for children, the first vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 400,000 people a year.

“Today, WHO is recommending the widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine,” said agency director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.


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