What is the shot you get to prevent malaria?
There is currently no shot available to prevent malaria. The most promising vaccine candidate, called RTS,S and being developed by GlaxoSmithKline, is currently undergoing Phase III trials in children in Africa.
Preliminary results have indicated it may prevent up to 50% of malaria cases, though this varies by age group and long term data are not yet available. The full results of the study will be published in 2014.