a child being administered a vaccine as child sits in an adult's lap

A new malaria vaccine sparks hope—but cheaper measures are still useful

Children in Kenya, Malawi, and Ghana are receiving the first-ever vaccine, but it is unlikely to eradicate malaria on its own.

Across Kenya, Malawi, and Ghana, babies under two are receiving the world’s first-ever malaria vaccine for free in the hopes of stopping the deadly disease.

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