World Malaria Day casts light on disease’s impact on child mortality

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In Somalia, malaria has long been one of the leading causes of deaths among children under the age of five. The positive news of a partially effective vaccine could be good news for the struggling country.

CCTV Africa’s Mohammed Hirmoge filed this report from Mogadishu.

World Malaria Day casts light on disease\'s impact on child mortality

World Malaria Day casts light on disease\'s impact on child mortality

In Somalia, malaria has long been one of the leading causes of deaths among children under the age of five. The positive news of a partially effective vaccine could be good news for the struggling country. CCTV Africa's Mohammed Hirmoge filed this report from Mogadishu.

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Kathryn Jacobsen of George Mason U. discusses the fight against malaria

CCTV America interviewed Kathryn Jacobsen for more on World Malaria Day and a closer look at the fight against malaria. She’s a global health expert – with a specialty in population shifts and disease. She’s also a faculty member at George Mason University.

Kathryn Jacobsen of George Mason U. discusses the fight against malaria

Kathryn Jacobsen of George Mason U. discusses the fight against malaria

CCTV America interviewed Kathryn Jacobsen for more on World Malaria Day and a closer look at the fight against malaria. She's a global health expert - with a specialty in population shifts and disease. She's also a faculty member at George Mason University.