The latest buzz on malaria
Although malaria rates worldwide are falling, it remains high on the radar for non-immune travellers.
Malaria remains a major cause of disease and death worldwide. The WHO's most recent World Malaria Report estimated there were 214 million cases of malaria and an estimated 655,000 deaths worldwide in 2015.1
There is some evidence that this may be an underestimate of the death rate, with a report in the Lancet estimating 1.24 million deaths in 2010.2
The good news is that, according to the WHO, between 2000 and 2015,