Experts say 900,000 people die of malaria every year. In Burkina Faso a young chemist wants to save 100,000 lives by 2020 with a mosquito-repellent soap.
Africa has depended on outside help to combat its worst killer, malaria, for decades. Despite more recent strides than setbacks in combating the scourge of the mosquito-borne disease, it remains heavily donor-reliant.
The projected number of children expected to suffer has skyrocketed, doubling since January of this year. The country's combination of drought, dislocation, and disease is proving fatal for children.
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