Kenya Rolls Out Malaria Vaccine In High Incidence Areas, Joining Malawi, Ghana In Africa

Associated Press: Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out malaria vaccine
“Health authorities in Kenya on Friday started administering doses of the world’s only licensed malaria vaccine to young children in rural areas facing high transmission rates. Kenya became the third African country to introduce the vaccine, after Malawi and Ghana. The aim is to reach about 360,000 children per year across the three countries…” (Muhumuza, 9/13).

Additional coverage of the vaccine rollout is available from BBC News and Reuters.

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