An American Doctor May Have Solved a Deadly Mystery About Malaria

Journalist Anders Kelto speaks with Terrie Taylor about her latest research on pediatric cerebral malaria. 

Dr. Terrie Taylor, a medical professor at Michigan State University, has spent much of her life studying malaria in Africa. On a recent morning, Taylor made the rounds in the malaria ward of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi.

Making Malaria History

Visit Terrie Taylor's blog to view and share her latest infographic on Malaria's impact on the world from her keynote address at the New York Academy of Sciences.

Malaria is an ancient disease, but it is still beating us and killing hundreds of thousands of people each year, mostly children in sub-Saharan Africa. It is very tricky — it is the ‘Voldemort’ of parasites.
— Terrie Taylor