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Nigeria Becomes Second Country To Approve R21 Malaria Vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has approved the R21 malaria vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, who disclosed this said the vaccine is indicated for the prevention of clinical malaria in children from 5 months to 36 months of age. […]

Ghana Is The First Country To Approve A New Malaria Vaccine

Ghana is the first country to approve a new malaria vaccine that has beendescribed as a “world-changer” by the scientists who developed it.The vaccine – called R21 – appears to be hugely effective, in stark contrast toprevious ventures in the same field.Ghana’s drug regulators have assessed the final trial data on the vaccine’s safetyand effectiveness, […]