Ghana prepares for trials of the RTS,S malaria vaccine, it’s announced that the PfSPZ vaccine will be tested in early 2020. Venezuelan malaria cases reached 1 million in 2018 and Bill Gates celebrates World Mosquito Week.
A new film using AI technology reveals David Beckham speaking nine languages, calling on people to join the world’s first voice petition to end malaria. Hear from Elvis Eze, who is part of the campaign.
Combining data on parasite genetics and human movement can provide greater insight into how malaria spreads, Nigeria loses N132 billion to malaria each year and Stuart McCarthy, an Australian veteran, calls for a Royal Commission into Tafenoquine.
Treating children and adults with ivermectin blocks malaria transmission, an experimental drug called ‘DSM265′ cures seven of malaria and the British Department of Health spends £56 million on research into the health impacts of climate change.
WHO release new vector control guidelines, consolidating more than 20 sets of recommendations and Venezuela suffers a resurgence of malaria, with health officers “prohibited” to list the disease as a cause of death.
The SCPC committee meet in Switzerland to discuss global malaria communications, the Anopheline mosquito may have transmitted malaria before human existence and a Chinese scientist claims that the Plasmodium parasite can cure cancer.