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WHO: Malaria Deaths Drop Dramatically

The World Health Organization reports there has been a dramatic fall in the number of malaria deaths since 2000 and the number of cases is also steadily going down.  Sub-Saharan Africa bears the brunt of malaria, with 90 percent of global deaths occurring there.   But this year’s World Malaria Report says Africa’s population has grown by 43 percent since 2000, with fewer people getting infected.   WHO Global Malaria Program Director Pedro Alonso says the number of...

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