Can We Eradicate Malaria?
UC San Francisco (UCSF)
Published at : 27 Nov 2020
A future free of malaria, one of the world’s leading killers, could be achieved as early as 2050, according to a new report published today by The Lancet Commission on malaria eradication, which is based at UCSF. Scientists at UCSF, UC Berkeley and UC Irvine reveal their strategy for eradicating malaria in the coming decades.
00:00 - UCSF scientists believe we're finally on the verge of eradicating malaria
00:20 - Why is it so difficult to eradicate malaria?
01:18 - Malaria quickly adapts to new medications
02:11 - Plasmodium falciparum lifecycle
02:38 - Gene drive
03:29 - UCSF's integrated approach to malaria