This is the sound of malaria. Imagine that bite were harmless. According
to the World Health Organization, a child’s life is lost to malaria every 30 seconds.
Aisha is just five -years old. Is she the next victim?
There are new treatments, and bed-nets are beginning to reach those who need them, yet
the death toll from this deadly parasite continues to rise.
Aisha’s own immunity will decide her fate. To stop children from dying, they must be
protected from getting malaria in the first place.
This man and his team in the USA believe they can stop it. So does this man and his team
in Tanzania. Two teams with one goal — and for both, the new hope of beating a disease
that has been around long before man, lies in a vaccine.