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SD scientists help Ethiopia fight killer malaria

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Dealing with malaria is a fact of life for more than 91 million Ethiopians. Each year, 4 million to 5 million contract malaria, one of the biggest health problems in this poor country.


"I was sick twice a year," said Woubet Alemu, a South Dakota State University doctoral student and a native of Ethiopia. The mosquito-transmitted illness causes headache, chills and vomiting.

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