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Lessons Learned In Eradicating Malaria From U.S. Could Inform Efforts In Africa, Asia, NPR Reports

NPR: Why Ending Malaria May Be More About Backhoes Than Bed Nets
“Wiping out malaria is a top goal for many leaders in global health. … But when you look at the overall numbers on malaria, eradication almost seems like a pipe dream. … So why are global health leaders so optimistic about someday ending malaria? Perhaps because there has been a precedent. And it happened right here in the U.S. …” (Beaubien, 1/3).

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