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Sri Lanka Overcame Setbacks To Be Declared Malaria-Free

New York Times: ‘Big Success Story’: Sri Lanka Is Declared Free of Malaria
“After a long struggle, Sri Lanka, the large island nation southeast of India, was declared free of malaria last week by the World Health Organization. It has been more than three years since the last case. … Sri Lanka almost succeeded in eliminating malaria 50 years ago, but its huge effort fell apart. The country became the example most frequently cited by malariologists to show how defeat could be pried from the jaws of victory…” (McNeil, 9/12).

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