The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years - Late Night Live - 10 March 2010

Malaria has been around for five hundred thousand years, but shockingly, the global death toll from malaria has continued to rise since the 1980s. The parasite has developed ever more lethal versions of itself and it now kills a million people a year. Sonia Shah is a self-confessed mosquito-hater. She’s travelled the world tracking down the malaria disease, and has written a book about it.

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