Saturday, October 23rd, 2021
header










Meta







WHO approves first ever Malaria vaccine, including for children

Amid the ongoing battle against Covid-19, the World Health Organization has approved the first ever vaccine against another deadly disease – Malaria. The WHO believes the jab could be used to save tens of thousands of lives.

“The World Health Organization is recommending widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa,” the UN-backed health watchdog said in a press release on Wednesday.

“This is a historic moment. The long-awaited malaria vaccine for children is a breakthrough for science, child health and malaria control,” said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Combined with other anti-malarial medicines, it can also reportedly reduce the number of hospitalizations and deaths.

“Using this vaccine on top of existing tools to prevent malaria could save tens of thousands of young lives each year,” Tedros added.

Also known as Mosquirix, the jab was developed by a UK pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Over 800,000 children in African countries of Ghana, Kenya and Malawi were immunized with it as part of a pilot program that was launched in 2019.

Readers Comments (0)





Warning: Use of undefined constant end - assumed 'end' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/s8724/public_html/wp-content/themes/codkadalka_theme1/functions.php on line 1037
Wararka xiga

Ciidanka Itoobiya oo Tigreega ka eryay tuulooyin badan

October, 22, 2021
Ciidanka Itoobiya ayaa tuulooyin farabadan oo Tigreegu ka ...

Jaamacada Jigjiga oo bilaabaysa dhigasho aad u muhiima

October, 21, 2021
Jaamacada Jigjiga ee dawlada Somali galbeed ayaa bilaabaysa ...

Rooble oo Farmaajo ka baryay inuu aqbalo 30 jir 30 milyan haysta

October, 21, 2021
Raiisal wasaaraha lagu khasaaray ee guntiga u giijiyay ...

Kooxda beesha caalamka oo hoosta ka diidey qorshaha amniga ee Somaliya wadato

October, 19, 2021
Kooxda beesha caalamka ayaa diidey qorshaha amniga ee ...

Mustafe Cagjar oo raba inuu maamulkaba ka sifeeyo Samaroon

October, 19, 2021
Horjoogaha Somali galbeed Mustafe Cagjar ayaa raba inuu ...


Warning: Use of undefined constant end - assumed 'end' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/s8724/public_html/wp-content/themes/codkadalka_theme1/functions.php on line 1037
Dhacdooyinka

Daawo: Shariif sh Axmed oo u calaacalay Kiiniya: In maxkamad la geeyo maahayn

October, 14, 2021
Madaxweynihii ku meel gaadhka ahaa ee ka masuulka ...

US-Turkey relations ‘not healthy’ and failed to ‘start well with Biden,’ Erdogan says

September, 23, 2021
Ankara’s ties with Washington remain “not healthy,” as ...

Saddex dal oo Muslima oo dhoolatuskooda milatari isha lagu hayo

September, 13, 2021
Waxa dalkaasi Aserbajaan ka bilaabmi doona dhoolatus milatari ...

Dr C/raxmaan Bayle oo khashifay warqad uu soo saaray gunti giijiye Rooble

September, 13, 2021
Wasiirka maaliyada dawlada dhexe ayaa khashifay warqad uu ...

Madaxweynaha oo markale saxay jar iska tuure Maxamed Xuseen Rooble

September, 8, 2021
Madaxweynaha Somaliya ayaa sharci daro ku tilmaamay xilka ...

Maxaabiis Falastiina oo ku xirnaa jeelka Yuhuuda ugu adag oo si layaable uga fakadey

September, 6, 2021
Jalbuus waa jeelasha Yuhudu ku faanto ee ugu ...

Madaxa sirdoonka qaranka oo si cilmiyaysan ugu jawaabay wasiirka koowaad

September, 5, 2021
Madaxa sirdoonka qaranka oo siyaasiyiinta beesha Hawiye muddo ...