Kenyan Child (image) University of California - Berkeley Caption This Kenyan child is in the under-five age group most affected by malaria. According to a 2010 report, about 660,000 people died from malaria around the world, primarily in Asia and Africa. A new semi-synthetic version of the front-line treatment, artemisinin combination therapy, will provide a stable and low-cost supply for these countries. Credit Courtesy of Zagaya. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.