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WHO backs rollout of malaria vaccine for African children

World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday the only approved vaccine against malaria should be widely given to African children.

The WHO recommendation is for RTS,S – or Mosquirix – a vaccine developed by British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline .

Since 2019, 2.3 million doses of Mosquirix have been administered to infants in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi in a large-scale pilot programme coordinated by the WHO.

 

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