WHO approved use of world in world of malaria vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) approved the use of the world’s first vaccine vaccines from RTS, S and recommended starting its use throughout the world. Interfax reports this with reference to the chapter of the organization of Tedros Adhanom Greesusus.

“At the beginning of his career, I was studying malaria and I was looking forward to the day when we had an effective vaccine against this ancient and terrible disease. And today it has come this day, it is a historical day. Today, WHO recommends widespread use of the first in the world. Vaccine against malaria, “said Greesus at the conference in Geneva, emphasizing that the vaccine is completely” safe. “

According to experts, the use of this vaccine as a supplement to the existing means of malaria prevention will help annually save thousands of children in Africa.

At the end of September, it became known about the sustainable form of malaria, which is able to resist the most widely used medicine. It was revealed in Uganda an international group of scientists. Researchers analyzed blood samples in patients who received Artemisinin – the main drug against malaria. It turned out that by 2019, almost 20 percent of malaria plasmodium samples had genetic mutations that make treatment ineffective.

/Media reports.