News & Perspective

Dec 04, 2019

Dec 04, 2019
malaria mom and baby

Malaria progress stall continues, but more pregnant women and kids protected

Overall progress has stalled since 2014, with a large gap in funding as the main culprit, but there are bright spots.

Dec 03, 2019

Dec 03, 2019
Malaria bed net

Novel additions to malaria bed nets increase effectiveness

Modified nets treated with the insecticide fenitrothion killed 29% more malaria mosquitoes than standard nets.

Aug 23, 2019

Aug 23, 2019
Baby under mosquito bed net

WHO experts call for new tools to eradicate malaria

Experts say the cost of a scale-up is $34 billion but would pay for itself 8 times over.

Jul 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019
Anopheles malaria mosquito

Highly resistant malaria spreading rapidly in Southeast Asia

Scientists are seeing high rates of treatment failure as they struggle to eliminate the disease in the region.

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019
Group of African kids

World's first malaria vaccine program launches in Malawi

The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."

Jan 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019
Plasmodium in bloodstream

New one-dose drug prevents malaria relapse, studies show

A total of 62.4% of patients taking tafenoquine were free of P vivax after 6 months.