FT Health: Combating Malaria

We look at the latest genetic breakthroughs, medicines and the prospects for an anti-malarial vaccine, a potential role for GM mosquitoes and other leading features of the advances and continuing fight against the disease

Sri Lanka’s defeat of the disease has inspired other nations to join it

Pieces of the puzzle fall into place

Scientists seek miracle drug to break parasites’ life cycle

Urgent need for fresh technology as insecticide resistance grows

Prospect feared of resistance spreading to India and Africa

Deaths of children raise questions over projects set for launch in Africa

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