Martin Edlund

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Until recently, if you asked for the most significant moment in the age-old fight against malaria, the answer would probably be 1897. That’s when Dr. Ronald Ross (soon thereafter decorated with a Nobel Prize and knighthood) discovered that mosquitoes transmit malaria.

But many decades from now, when the word “malaria” evokes a blank look or a distant memory of a killer that preyed on the poor and the young, historians will point to 2015.

This was the year, they will say, when the generation that would end the deadliest disease the world has ever known, realized the impossible could be accomplished.…  Seguir leyendo »