Researchers at the University of Tübingen have carried out a successful test on an antimalarial drug. The new drug can help prevent infection by preventing the replication of malaria parasites.
In Africa, every two minutes a child dies - of malaria. Mosquitoes and humans are engaged in a war. To help humans win, scientists are working on new strategies. Especially in Ifakara, the "Mosquito City" in Tansania.
Researchers at the University of Tübingen have tested a new malaria immunization method that they believe to be 100 percent effective. Peter Kremsner told DW what's special about the new vaccine.
The world's biggest killers are in fact something so tiny - the mosquito. Worldwide there are 3,500 known species of mosquito. Which are the deadliest and which should be avoided at all costs?
On World Malaria Day, the WHO said six African countries could be free of the disease by 2020. Despite this ray of hope, the statistics are still grim and the disease deadly, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.
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