— By The Economist
“The COVID-19 pandemic may have derailed the world in 2020, but a far deadlier disease has shaped human history for thousands of years. Malaria defeated armies, fueled the slave trade and jump-started the modern environmental movement.”
— By Babbage: an Economist podcast
“While the world has been preoccupied with tackling COVID-19, deadly malaria epidemics are continuing around the world. Robert Guest, The Economist’s foreign editor, investigates how COVID-19 has affected the fight against malaria and talks to scientists in Senegal working to eliminate the disease.
— By World Health Organization African Region
“Dr. Kalu Akpaka, team leader for the malaria control program, talks about the World Malaria Report with regards to Africa.”
— The Guardian
“The Oxford team that has produced a successful coronavirus vaccine is about to enter the final stage of human trials in its quest for an inoculation against malaria.”
— By Forbes
“Scientists have recently found that the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum’s populations in Africa and Southeast Asia have been growing resistant to a first-line treatment to prevent malaria among vulnerable groups – including pregnant women and children.”
— By ReliefWeb
“This is an exceptional achievement that will help more than 100 countries continue the critical fight against HIV, TB, and malaria – epidemics that kill more than 2.3 million people every year,” said Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund.”
By Malaria Minute podcast
“Researchers find that SUB2, a malaria parasite enzyme, helps the parasite survive in the human host and new research characterizes cerebral malaria infection in adults and children.