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April 29, 2022
STONEY CREEK, Ontario — A long-anticipated vaccine breakthrough could mean the end is in sight for one of the world’s most deadly diseases, a new report by global humanitarian agency GFA World (www.gfa.ca) suggests.
Mosquito-borne malaria is responsible for more than 400,000 deaths worldwide annually, roughly equivalent to wiping out the population of Miami every year, says the report Malaria, It’s Time to Buzz Off! (https://www.gfa.ca/press/malaria/)
The report – coinciding with World Malaria Day, April 25 – says the disease that’s rampant in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia kills a child somewhere every 2 minutes, making …