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650 000 African children given malaria jab: WHO

Beijing News 21 Apr 2021
More than 650 000 children have been immunised for malaria in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi.The disease has claimed an estimated 411 000 lives in 2018 and 409 000 in 2019.Over 90% malaria deaths occur in Africa, the majority in young children ... Over 90 percent of malaria deaths occur in Africa, the majority - more than 265 000 - in young children.
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650,000 African children given malaria jab: WHO

Manila Bulletin 21 Apr 2021
Two years into a malaria vaccine pilot scheme, more than 650,000 children have been immunised across Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Tuesday ... Over 90 percent of malaria deaths occur in Africa, the majority — more than 265,000 — in young children.
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Somerset native honored with humanitarian award

Commonwealth Journal 21 Apr 2021
The 2010 Pulaski County High School graduate was 20 and volunteering in Africa where she got to see first-hand the plight of abandoned children who have no access to medical care ... of treating and caring for vulnerable children that she plans to introduce across Africa and Asia..
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17 child migrants disappear every day in Europe since 2018: Investigation

Arab News 21 Apr 2021
Some 5,768 children disappeared in 13 European countries last year alone. The majority of the children who have gone missing since 2018 have traveled from the Middle East and North Africa, with significant numbers arriving from Morocco and Algeria. The investigation found that 90 percent of the children were boys and one-sixth were under 15.
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Denmark sacrificing the future of 70 Syrian children

Reliefweb 21 Apr 2021
Save the Children can confirm that some 70 children have been rejected in the first stage of the process, and are now waiting for a second, final decision ... Save the Children's Anne Margrethe Rasmussen, Area Representative for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region at Save the Children in Denmark, said.
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Complacency and mistrust in government mean Liberians are turning their backs on Covid jabs

The Daily Telegraph 21 Apr 2021
Conversely, Ms Gray had no concerns about a recent four-day polio vaccination campaign which reached around 85 per cent of its target population of almost one million children under the age of five. “The polio vaccine has been taken for a long time in Africa, so I’m not afraid,” she says ... Africa, Liberia, Pandemics and epidemics, Coronavirus.
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A spiritual aliyah for one Holocaust survivor

The Jerusalem Post 21 Apr 2021
While waiting for the journey to Canada, I was placed in yet another orphanage, this time a Jewish one, with other orphaned children ... We learned that only 11% of all Jewish children under German occupation survived the war ... For all the children who did not survive I would like to read a poem by Yaffa Eliach, also a child survivor..
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SCAA to host Kathy Leader collage workshop

The Signal 21 Apr 2021
to noon ... Participants can register online at www.santaclaritaartists.org/workshops.html ... Currently, Leader teaches private art lessons and workshops to children and adults out of her Art Process Studio. Leader grew up in South Africa, where she received a degree in fine art at the Michaelis School of Art, University of Cape Town ... .
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World Malaria Day: WHO launches effort to stamp out malaria in 25 more countries by 2025

Reliefweb 21 Apr 2021
In Malaysia, the P ... The analysis found that if access to nets and antimalarial medicines was severely curtailed, the number of malaria deaths in sub-Saharan Africa could double in 2020 compared to 2018 ... ... Children under the age of 5 years in sub-Saharan Africa continued to account for approximately two thirds of global deaths from malaria ... Target ... .
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Malaria vaccine reaches 650,000 children in Kenya, Ghana, Malawi

New Business Ethiopia 20 Apr 2021
Over 90% of malaria deaths occur in Africa, the majority — more than 265 000 – in young children ... Extensive testing in clinical trials (including a large-scale Phase 3 trial) in sub-Saharan Africa have confirmed that the RTS,S malaria vaccine reduces malaria significantly, including life-threatening severe malaria in young children.
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RTS,S malaria vaccine reaches more than 650 000 children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi

Reliefweb 20 Apr 2021
Over 90% of malaria deaths occur in Africa, the majority --- more than 265 000 -- in young children ... Extensive testing in clinical trials (including a large-scale Phase 3 trial) in sub-Saharan Africa have confirmed that the RTS,S malaria vaccine reduces malaria significantly, including life-threatening severe malaria in young children.
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Malaria elimination: The case of North Dayi

Ghana Web 20 Apr 2021
Information also suggests that African children are at highest risk of dying of malaria and malaria accounted for more than 265,000 deaths of children in Africa in 2019 ... The malaria vaccine is called RTS,S and eligible children receive four doses of it at specified times ... They say we are needle pricking their children to much.
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Proud big sister! Princess Diana's niece Lady Kitty Spencer shares rare snap of mother Victoria ...

The Daily Mail 20 Apr 2021
During their marriage, Earl Spencer and Victoria moved to South Africa with their children to avoid the glare of the media spotlight. Earl Spencer returned to live in the UK after their divorce but Victoria remained in South Africa and raised her children there.
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Infant dies from COVID-19 at B.C. Children's Hospital

Canoe 20 Apr 2021
Children’s Hospital, becoming the youngest person to die from the disease in Canada ... Children's Hospital Back to video ... In January, Henry reported two children aged under five had formed a rare and severe disease called MIS-C after earlier contracting COVID-19 ... Children’s Hospital Dr ... MIS-C first appeared last April in children around the world.
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Malaria defeat draws nearer with vaccine trials in US, UK

Business Day Online 20 Apr 2021
... Africa’s nightmare a thing of the past ... Beginning this month, Adrian Hill, a professor and director at Jenner Institute UK, and his team are driving a comprehensive test of 5,000 children across East and West Africa in a phase three clinical trials expected to last two years.

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