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How is it that they've managed to find a covid vaccine in just under a year but they still haven't found a vaccine for malaria?

Apparently half a million to a million still die from malaria every year. 

4 Answers

  • 1 month ago
    Favorite Answer

    Firstly because one is caused by a parasite and the other is caused by a virus.

    Secondly, there is a malaria vaccine but it requires 4 doses and has a fairly low efficacy.

  • 1 month ago

    I guess because malaria doesn't spread from person to person, and it's only a big problem in poorer countries.

    But that's no excuse, is it?

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Covid type research has been going on from before the start of the Covid 19 virus emerged. It became intensified a year ago, with massive amounts of financial support, in several countries.

  • geezer
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Malaria isn't a virus .. it's a parasite.

    There are anti-malaria drugs that you should take if you are going on holiday to a place where there is malaria .. but (like the vaccine and Covid) you have to actually take them !!

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