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More bad news for malaria vaccine

More bad news for malaria vaccine

The protection provided by the world’s first malaria vaccine all but disappears after seven years, according to a new study. A phase-two clinical trial of Mosquirix (RTS,S) in Kenya showed just 4 percent effectiveness...

WHO experts temper malaria vaccine hopes

WHO experts temper malaria vaccine hopes

WHO advisors have put a damper on hopes that the first malaria vaccine could soon reach African infants. In July, European regulators deemed the RTS,S vaccine safe, saying it provides “limited” but worthwhile protection...

WHO urges stronger malaria elimination strategy

WHO urges stronger malaria elimination strategy

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently urged health professionals to strengthen their malaria elimination strategy because approximately 3.2 billion people are still considered at risk for contracting malaria. The...