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WHO recommends first malaria vaccine for children

GENEVA: In a major breakthrough, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has endorsed the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine, the first against the mosquito-borne disease. The vaccine was first made by pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline in 1987. The decision followed a review of a

Covid has ‘devastating’ impact on fight against HIV, TB, malaria: Report

GENEVA: The COVID-19 pandemic had a “devastating” impact on the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in 2020, according to a report released by the Global Fund. “To mark our 20th anniversary, we had hoped to focus this year’s report

Pakistan felicitates China for being declared malaria-free

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has congratulated “all weather strategic cooperative partner” China a day after it was officially declared malaria-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO). “Congratulations to Govt & people of China on ridding the country of Malaria as certified by