Radio Sweden Tuesday
The battle against malaria takes a big step forward after Swedish scientists have been running successful vaccine testing in Zanzibar.
While traffic deaths around the world are increasing dramatically, Sweden’s death toll is one of the lowest. But that is no reason for complacency, the Road Administration says. There could be done more.
And how do refugees actually live in Sweden? A journalist tried to find out by living with refugees in a cluster of apartment buildings near a small town in the southern part of the country.
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For a very long time, malaria seemed to be invincible. Two million people die because of a malaria infection every year. But successful vaccine testing run by Swedish experts might be a big step forward in fighting the often deadly disease. Now experts even speak of the possibility of wiping out malaria for ever.
Traffic deaths around the world are increasing dramatically and yet the greatest majority of them can be avoided says a U.N. body dealing with the issue. And Sweden may have one of the lowest traffic deaths in the world but the Road Administration says that is no reason for complacency.
A Swedish journalist normally working at a provincial Swedish newspaper recently came out with a new book about her spending a year living with refugees in a cluster of apartment builidings near a small town in southern Sweden. A book describing both joy and despair.