Published: July 24, 2023
Beeson JG, Chan JA. A step forward for Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission-blocking vaccines. Lancet Infect Dis. 2023 Jul 24:S1473-3099(23)00288-8. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(23)00288-8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37499677.
There were an estimated 247 million clinical episodes and 619 000 deaths due to malaria in 2021. Stalled progress in reducing the global malaria burden since 2015 highlights the need for new interventions to interrupt malaria transmission and enable malaria elimination.