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Cameroon Begins World-First Mass Malaria Vaccine Rollout

The world’s first routine vaccine programme against MALARIA has started in Cameroon, in a move projected to save thousands of children’s lives across Africa. The symbolic first jab was given to a baby girl named Daniella at a health facility near Yaoundé on Monday. Every year 600,000 people die of malaria in Africa, according to […]

Nigeria Becomes Second Country To Approve R21 Malaria Vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has approved the R21 malaria vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, who disclosed this said the vaccine is indicated for the prevention of clinical malaria in children from 5 months to 36 months of age. […]