Report: Worldwide Malaria Deaths Double WHO Estimates

Good news--malaria deaths down since 2004 peak; bad news--researchers overlooked mortality in adults.

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He attributes his clinic's success to a strategy of screening and treating asymptomatic carriers of the disease, preventing its spread, but he says malaria will be around for the forseeable future. "We all know Bill Gates has used the 'eradication' word," he says. "Those of us working in the field see that as a long-term goal, but not that practical in the short term."

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