Malaria Fighter Delivers a “Good News Story” at UGA

Apr 15, 2015 | Red & Black

Adm. Timothy Ziemer, the “Malaria Fighter,” spoke Tuesday afternoon to a group of about 150 people at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., about his work over the last eight years leading the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative.

"I am here for Washington to give you a good news story," Ziemer said, opening the lecture.

The former Navy pilot then spoke to the nearly full Masters Room in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education about some of the facts and statistics regarding the disease, including the fact that the vast majority of cases occur in children.

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