"There's More Money Put Into Baldness Drugs Than Put Into Malaria." --Bill Gates

Jenny Inglee is a Los Angeles-based journalist and the Education Editor at TakePart.

Half of the world’s population is at risk of malaria, and each year 1 million lives are lost to the disease.

Nearly 300,000 lives [pdf] will be saved in 2010 by bed nets.

One bed net costs $5.00.

Watch's GOOD's video on malaria to learn more:

And Bill Gates makes some succinct points about malaria here.

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