Malaria vaccine should not replace prevention protocol

The World Health Organization (WHO) has given green light for the wide use of the RTS,S malaria vaccine, Mosquirix™,  following a successful pilot implementation programme in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi.

Victories against the parasite

On 6 October, WHO announced its endorsement of the world’s first malaria vaccine to be used by children across Africa, and like many malaria-endemic countries in the world, the announcement was received with extreme excitement in Ghana.

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