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Paraguay Eliminates Malaria But Number Of Cases Worldwide Increasing

New York Times: In a Rare Success, Paraguay Conquers Malaria
“Paraguay has eliminated malaria, the first country in the Americas to do so in almost 50 years, according to the World Health Organization. But worldwide, momentum against the disease has stalled. Malaria cases increased by five million between 2015 and 2016, climbing to 216 million from 211 million…” (Baumgaertner, 7/6).

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