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WHO Endorses First Malaria Vaccine

A picture of the billboard of the World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine for children, the first against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 400,000 a year.

“Today, WHO is recommending the broad use of the world’s first malaria vaccine,” the agency’s director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

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