Might a vaccine do away with malaria for good?


Seventeen-year-old Victoline was hospitalised with malaria in 2017. She lives in Kenya, a rustic that sees round 3.5 million new medical circumstances of the illness annually. She needs to know if a vaccine might eradicate it in Africa and cease tons of of hundreds of youngsters dying yearly.

“Good well being and well-being” is aim three within the UN’s Sustainable Growth Targets, a set of targets introduced in 2015 to rework lives all over the world 2030. The UN needs ailments akin to malaria to be eradicated the tip of the last decade.

This video is a part of Challenge 17, a BBC World Service collection produced in collaboration with the Open College, during which 17-year-olds take a look at progress on the UN’s 17 objectives. Discover programmes and movies right here.

Video journalists: Bjorn Rudner, Eleanor Layhe



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