The final results of a landmark study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases confirm that the benefits of combining the RTS,S/AS01E (RTS,S) malaria vaccine with antimalarial drugs in settings...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced their recommendation for widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews GSK, PATH, and Bharat Biotech (BBIL) Wednesday announced the signing of a product transfer agreement for the malaria vaccine, RTS,S/AS01E. The agreement includes the...

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) announced today that Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a WHO-coordinated pilot implementation programme that will make the...

The world’s first malaria vaccine will be rolled out in pilot projects in sub-Saharan Africa, WHO confirmed today. Funding is now secured for the initial phase of the programme and vaccinations are due...