World-Changing Malaria Vaccine

  • Viswa Mohan Pulikonda Hindu College of Pharmacy, Guntur, A.P., India
  • Kotaru Mona Hindu College of Pharmacy, Guntur, A.P., India
  • Jammula Madhavi Hindu College of Pharmacy, Guntur, A.P., India
  • Ramalingeswara Rao Kasula Hindu College of Pharmacy, Guntur, A.P., India
  • Ramaiah Maddi Hindu College of Pharmacy, Guntur, A.P., India

Abstract

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused female Anopheles mosquitoesm, transmitted to people through the bites of infecton. It is preventable and curable. According to WAR-2021 (World Malaria Report), half the world's population lives at risk of malaria transmission in 87 countries and territories. The WHO African Region carries a is proportionately high share of the global malaria burden. Children under 5 accounted for about 80% of all malaria deaths in the Region. More than 260,000 African children under age 5 die from the disease annually. This review highlights the recent research in the development of the malaria vaccine.

Keywords: Malaria vaccine, Antimalaria, RTS, S Malaria vaccine

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Pulikonda, V. M., Kotaru , M., Jammula , M., Kasula, R. R., & Maddi, R. (2022). World-Changing Malaria Vaccine. Journal of Integral Sciences, 5(4), 19-21. https://doi.org/10.37022/jis.v5i4.48
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