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Several Southern African Nations Making Progress Toward Eliminating Malaria, UCSF’s Richard Feachem Says

Associated Press: Swaziland makes progress in quest to eliminate malaria
“Swaziland could eliminate malaria by the end of 2016 or in early 2017, likely making it the first mainland country in sub-Saharan Africa to get rid of the deadly disease, according to an international health expert. Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa are also making ‘excellent progress’ toward eliminating malaria, said Richard Feachem, director of the Global Health Group at the University of California in San Francisco…” (Torchia, 11/18).

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