Re: “Potential to put end to malaria needs big push” (Michael Gerson column, 8-14).
“A baby dies every 60 seconds from malaria” is a startling statement. Thus the possibility of a malaria vaccine is good news indeed.
Gerson writes about the problem of getting the vaccine to the people who need it in the poorer parts of the world. Enter the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. It is the answer to dispensing this and other vaccines and medicines.
The Global Fund calls for and funds grants from local governments and nonprofits on the ground where treatment is …