World’s first malaria vaccine to be introduced in Kenya: 14.9.2019

World's first malaria vaccine to be introduced in Kenya

Points to Remember:

  • The world’s first malaria vaccine is being rolled out in parts of Kenya after debuting in Ghana and Malawi earlier this year.
  • More than 300,000 children are expected to receive the vaccine over the next three years.
  • Malaria infected about 219 million people in 2017, killing around 435,000 of them, most of them babies and children in parts of Africa.

About Kenya:

  • Capital: Nairobi
  • President: Uhuru Kenyatta
  • Currency: Kenyan shilling (KES)
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Name the third country in Africa to roll out the world’s first malaria vaccine recently? Kenya
  2. What is the capital of kenya? Nairobi

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