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China Tests Malaria Drug On African Island Nation Of Comoros

CBS News: China tests malaria drug on an entire African nation
“Malaria kills more than half a million people every year, and in the Comoros, a tiny island nation off Africa’s east coast, it’s been a constant fear. In some villages here, 90 percent of people carried the disease. But a team of Chinese scientists, partnered with the Comoran government, say they’ve wiped malaria off the islands with a new, Chinese-made drug given to everyone in the country in a massive, controversial medical experiment…” (Van Sant, 11/11).

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