Tag: Launch

  • WHO Approves 2nd Malaria Vaccine Set for Launch Next Year

    SWITZERLAND: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended the use of a second malaria vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, to prevent the potentially fatal illness caused by certain mosquitoes. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated that the first malaria vaccine, RTS,S, was recommended for widespread use two years ago. The second vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, is designed to protect young…