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Children smile for photo while holding mosquito nets. (CDC Photo)

The Road Ahead to Malaria Eradication

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World Malaria Day arrives today with a theme that is equal parts ambition and aspiration—“End Malaria for Good.” It’s catchy and encapsulates a universal goal. It also compels us to take unflinching stock to… more
Translated:
 sprayer marks a house after completion. Indoor residual spraying of homes with insecticides kills malaria-carrying mosquitoes and other pests.

Lifting the Burden of Malaria

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This year, malaria will kill more than 400,000 people around the world. The vast majority will be kids in sub-Saharan Africa. In Zambia, the disease is accepted as a fact of life. Despite success fighting the… more
A warehouse staffer checks new stock of life-saving drugs for Guyana’s HIV/AIDS population.

Fighting HIV and Beating the Odds

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"HIV is not me. It is just something living inside of me. I am not going to let it get the best of me,” declares Melanie Hill, a 41-year-old HIV survivor who has been winning the fight against the disease for… more

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