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Will the world's first malaria vaccine eradicate the disease? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera, 08 Oct 2021
With the world focused on COVID-19 vaccines, a breakthrough has been made in the fight against another disease.
The W.H.O. has approved a malaria vaccine for widespread use among children in Africa.
It follows decades of development and successful trials in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi.
Could it help eradicate the disease? And will it be affordable for those who need it most?

Presenter: Kamahl Santamaria


Akpaka Kalu - W.H.O. Regional Adviser for Tropical and Vector borne Diseases

Helen Rees - Board Member, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Abdhalah Ziraba - Research Scientist, African Population and Health Research Center

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