For thousands of years, malaria has caused chaos. But it may be nearing its end.
Finally, we can have an effective malaria vaccine.
A new drug called RTS, S has finally received approval from the World Health Organization and will soon be distributed in sub-Saharan Africa, according to initial report from BBC.
The effectiveness of the vaccine was proven six years ago and now it is finally ready to save lives.
A new malaria vaccine could save “tens of thousands” of lives
The vaccine pilot programs took place in Ghana, Kenya, in addition to Malawi, and World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Gebreesus said it was a “historic day”, adding that “tens of thousands of young lives can be saved from the vaccine every year, according to BBC report.
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