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The World’s First Malaria Vaccine Gets a Shot in Africa | SciShow News

Last week, the World Health Organization announced that a malaria vaccine has finally made it through all the regulatory hurdles and is being distributed in the country of Malawi. Learn how it works and why it’s taken so long to develop a safe and effective malaria vaccine on this week’s SciShow News.

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https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/04/malaria-vaccine-rollout-is-a-gamble-an-imperfect-tool-used-imperfectly/

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