European Medicines Agency – News and Events – First malaria vaccine receives positive scientific opinion from EMA

This is important scientific news. It’s well worth a read.

via European Medicines Agency – News and Events – First malaria vaccine receives positive scientific opinion from EMA.

Whilst, the Malaria vaccine will make huge difference in Africa, it’s less clear if it will be effective against some of the latest drug resistant types of Malaria to be found in Asia.

Thoughts?

Fake and poor quality malaria drugs risk crisis in Africa, warn scientists | Society | guardian.co.uk

Malaria distribution map. Most countries with ...

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This is interesting and worth checking out if:

  • You plan to visit any countries with Malaria
  • It also highlights illegal drugs manufacturing in China, and
  • Of course, the continuing plight of Africans exposed to both Malaria & sub-standard drugs.

Fake and poor quality malaria drugs risk crisis in Africa, warn scientists | Society | guardian.co.uk.