Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 14th, 2003
According to the 2003 Africa Malaria Report, released by the World Bank, World Health Organization, and UNICEF, more than 90% of malaria deaths occur in Africa and the overwhelming majority are children under 5 years old.
Unlike many other infectious diseases now being controlled or even eliminated, there is no vaccine to prevent malaria. Families at risk of malaria struggle to protect themselves using current strategies such as insecticides and bed nets. The...
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