Home > Medical > Malaria > News News All sections in Malaria » About Malaria » Prevention » Treatment » Complications » FAQs » Health Tips » Malaria in SA » Multimedia » Malaria News » Real-life Story Using 'gene drive' to create malaria-resistant mosquito Researchers have created genetically-modified mosquitoes resistant to the malaria parasite, raising the possibility of one day stopping the spread of the disease. Swaziland likely to be first to eliminate malaria in southern Africa Swaziland’s malaria cases decreased by 99 percent between 2000 and 2014 and global malaria experts meet to recognise the country's role in the elimination of the disease. World's first malaria vaccine could be delayed by up to 5 years The world's first malaria vaccine is promising, but should be used on a pilot basis before any wide-scale use, WHO experts are urging. Assess Life expectancy » Quiz Would you survive disaster? » Join Body Talk » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Five facts you need to know about malaria Malaria, an African story Drug-resistant malaria parasite could spread to Africa A drug-resistant malaria parasite from southeast Asia can infect African mosquitoes boosting fears that a hard-to-cure variant of the disease could reach the world's most vulnerable continent. Bill Gates and UN say malaria could be eradicated by 2040 Getting rid of malaria could ultimately save 11 million lives and provide $2 trillion in economic benefits. One million Africans to catch malaria from newly-constructed dams The building of over 80 new dams across sub-Saharan Africa is expected to cause over one million cases of malaria this year with people living near these dams at the greatest risk. GlaxoSmithKline announces roll-out of malaria vaccine According to GlaxoSmithKline, the world's first malaria vaccine will gradually be introduced in Africa after being approved by drugs regulators. Genetic variations help African children fight malaria In some cases, having a specific genetic variation almost halves a child's risk of developing a life-threatening case of malaria. Good news: Malaria deaths fall by over half in 15 years Global malaria control is one of the great public health success stories of this century with malaria deaths worldwide have fallen by 60 percent since 2000. How the world can cut malaria cases by 90% in the next 15 years The combined efforts behind the World Health Organisation and Roll Back Malaria is finally paying off and we should see a 90% reduction by 2030 in malaria mortality rates and cases compared to 2015. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How will we feed 9 billion people?