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:

Why malaria prevention needs to be fine-tuned:

Mapping humanity’s progress in its fight against malaria:

Read about the difficulties of quinine farming in war-torn Congo: