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WHO approves world’s first Malaria vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) on October 6, 2021 endorsed the Malaria Vaccine called “RTS,S/AS01”. Highlights RTS,S/AS01 is the world’s first vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease which kills around 400,000 people in a year. Most of the deaths are report among African children. This decision was taken following a review of a pilot programme deployed ..