A mosquito bite can be very fatal as it can cause diseases such as malaria, and dengue. Due to its very common symptoms, malaria is very hard to diagnose at the early stage. However, it is treatable when diagnosed at an initial stage. RTS, S/AS01 is the vaccination for malaria. From the age of 5 months, the vaccine is given to children in four doses. The malaria vaccine is feasible, reachable, and has a strong drug safety profile. Due to its vaccination, there is an almost 30 % reduction in malaria cases worldwide.
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