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New Drug Regimen Can Prevent Seasonal Malaria

New York Times: Even a Few Pills Can Put a Dent in the Malaria Rate
“A new way to prevent malaria in areas where it waxes and wanes with the weather appears to be working in West Africa, the medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders said last week. The tactic, seasonal malaria chemoprevention, involves giving children regular doses of malaria medicine during the rainy season when mosquitoes are everywhere…” (McNeil, 4/28).

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