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29 October 2015

World Health Organisation right to be wary about first malaria vaccine

Source: The Guardian

Mosquirix is one of the most widely anticipated vaccines to have been developed. It is the first vaccine for malaria – a disease that kills more than 1,200 children every day– and has been clinically proven to provide protection against the disease. So, given that it has passed the toughest regulatory hurdles required of it, why is it only being made available in a handful of countries?

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