Malaria 2.0 - turning up the heat

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Malaria: studies connected to global warming show that the slightest rise in temperature increases the risk of infection for millions of people

  • €18,250 Budget in Euros
  • 2019 Final release date
  • 5 Round winner
  • 0 Location

Malaria is by far the deadliest mosquito-borne parasitic disease with 219 million infections and 435,000 deaths worldwide in one year. Latest studies connected to global warming show that the slightest rise in temperature increases the risk of infection for millions of people. This project is looking at new science, infection scenarios and the first extensive trial of a new malaria vaccine.

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