May 26, 2022

What is history's deadliest pandemic? | The Economist



The covid-19 pandemic may have derailed the world in 2020, but a far deadlier disease has shaped human history for thousands of years. Malaria defeated armies, fuelled the slave trade and jump-started the modern environmental movement.

How covid-19 hinders the fight against malaria: https://econ.st/3gAsfCj

Why malaria prevention needs to be fine-tuned: https://econ.st/3oEGhFE

Mapping humanity’s progress in its fight against malaria: https://econ.st/3n2lc7M

Read about the difficulties of quinine farming in war-torn Congo: https://econ.st/3n2ln2W

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