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Gates Foundation Sets Sights On Stopping Spread Of Drug-Resistant Malaria

Seattle Times: Gates Foundation battling big new threat in malaria fight
“…With more than $2 billion committed, the [Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation] is the leading private supporter of research into new treatments, vaccines, diagnostic tools, disease mapping, and other weapons to fight malaria. This research should help the foundation press the global community for a renewed attack that could begin about 2020, putting to use new drugs now in the pipeline. As long as the drug-resistant strain spreading in the forests of Myanmar can be contained, that is…” (Dudley, 7/6).

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