Eight facts about malaria — A World Malaria Report (2021) summary by Borne Clothing
The Bad News. In 2020, malaria case numbers increased for the first time since the turn of the century. There were a total of 241 million cases worldwide —14 million more than the year before.
It’s World Mosquito Day - here’s what you need to know.
A quick history lesson. On the 20th of August 1897, Sir Ronald Ross made a groundbreaking discovery – the parasite that carries malaria, p.falciparum, used mosquitos as a vector to...
World Refugee Day
Last year, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees counted the total number of forcibly displaced persons around the world as a staggering 82.4 million people. That’s more than three times the entire population of Australia!
How El Salvador eradicated malaria, and what we can do next
After a long year that was short on good news, the beginning of 2021 has offered some hope in the world of mosquito-borne disease: El Salvador has been declared officially malaria free by the World Health Organisation!
Planting a seed
In 2018, a child was dying from malaria every two minutes. To put that into perspective, this post will take from 4-6 minutes to read.