World Malaria Day
This doesn’t just happen to people at the other side of the globe. This nearly killed me.
In many ways, I am lucky to be alive. Growing up in Nigeria, I suffered several bouts of malaria when I was young, with intense
We are at a point in time, on this World Malaria Day, when it's no longer just hypothetical to think that malaria can be eradicated
“What we’re doing on malaria shows you can really make a difference.”
During the last two centuries, vaccines have eradicated smallpox, reduced global child mortality rates, and prevented countless birth defects and lifelong disabilities, such as paralysis from polio.
On this World Malaria Day, I stand reinvigorated by the opportunity at hand. The end of malaria is within our grasp. Now it is our collective obligation to meet the call.
Just last year, there were over 200 million cases of malaria, killing over 400,000 people, around 300,000 of whom were under 5 years old. One simple solution is long-lasting insecticidal bednets.
These are records people thought would never fall. And now, Curry is gunning for another "impossible" record--ending one