Malaria & Humankind

How can a pathogen infect 500 million and kill nearly a million each year when we know how to control it? We’ll talk this hour with Sonia Shah who tells the story of this deadly parasite in her new book “The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010).