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Over 1 million African children inoculated against malaria

26/04/2022 05:36 PM | Click to read full article

More than 1 million children in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi have received one or more doses of the RTS,S malaria vaccine. 

This was under a pilot program for the WHO. If administered successfully to these regions, the WHO estimates that the vaccine could save an additional 40 000 to 80 000 African children each year.