Nearly a decade ago, Bill and Melinda Gates stunned, and in some quarters irritated, the global health community by calling for the eradication of malaria, one of the world’s biggest killers. But last week, preliminary findings from a huge project under way in a section of central Africa known as the Sahel show a bold new strategy that might just nudge malaria eradication a bit closer toward reality.
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A milestone achieved in the battle to eradicate malaria
Malaria vaccine disappoints, shifts strategy for eradication
By Robert Fortner, special to Humanosphere For this year’s World Malaria Day, April 25, the big news is mostly bad…