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Ivermectin Shows Promise As Strategy To Reduce Malaria Transmission

SciDev.Net: Proven parasite drug hailed as malaria weapon
“A drug used for decades against river blindness and elephantiasis in Africa, is being hailed as the newest weapon against malaria. A study shows that, when given periodically to people in high-transmission areas, the drug ivermectin can reduce malaria transmission by killing mosquitoes that carry the disease…” (Axt, 11/4).

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