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The world finally has a malaria vaccine. Now it must invest in it

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I vividly remember the day I learned a harsh lesson in the tragic burden of malaria that too many of us from the African continent have endured. ero 15, living amid the chaos of Nigeria’s Biafran war, when my three-...

WHO: malaria vaccine will ‘change the course of history’ – video

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The World Health Organization chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has announced that a new vaccine against malaria will ‘change the course of public health history’ as its trial run concluded successfully in Ghana, Ken...

WHO endorses use of world’s first malaria vaccine in Africa

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The World Health Organization has recommended the widespread rollout of the first malaria vaccine, in a move experts hope could save tens of thousands of children’s lives each year across Africa. Hailing “an historic ...

Notizie dal vivo sul coronavirus: Idaho rationing healthcare; pandemic’s ‘devastating’ impact on HIV, TB and malaria

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Idaho public health leaders activate “crisis standards of care” amid soaring cases; Global Fund says 2020 was first year in history of fund that key programmatic results on HIV, TB and malaria have gone backwards

Malaria trial shows ‘striking’ 70% reduction in severe illness in children

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A trial combining vaccinations and prevention drugs has substantially lowered the number of children dying of malaria in two African countries, according to researchers. The results of the study, published in the New ...

Genetic engineering test with mosquitoes ‘may be game changer’ in eliminating malaria

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Scientists have successfully wiped out a population of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes by using a radical form of genetic engineering to render the females infertile – in the most advanced and largest ever test of use...

Oxford Malaria vaccine proves highly effective in Burkina Faso trial

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A vaccine against malaria has been shown to be highly effective in trials in Africa, holding out the real possibility of slashing the death toll of a disease that kills 400,000 mostly small children every year. The va...

Africa ‘on the verge’ of resistance to key malaria drugs, Rwanda study warns

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Resistance to malaria drugs in Africa may be starting to take hold, according to a study that maps changes similar to those seen a decade ago when drug resistance spread in south-east Asia. In Cambodia and neighbourin...