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Malaria deaths africa 2011 10 18

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Some of the counterfeit malaria medicine has been traced to China.
World Health Organization estimates countries spent $1.8 billion last year on fighting malaria but $5 billion a year is needed.
Malaria deaths africa 2011 10 18

A new report by the World Health Organization announced that malaria deaths have decreased by more than 20 percent. In this photo a Congolese woman and her child — sick with malaria — speak with a doctor with Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) at a refugee camp in Makpandu, outside of the town of Yambio in South Sudan on Jan. 14, 2011.

Spencer Platt