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Sri Lanka’s Success In Becoming Malaria-Free Raises Hope Other Countries Could Follow Suit

The Guardian: Dozens of countries poised to drive out malaria by 2020
“Hopes of eliminating malaria from more than 30 countries with a total population of two billion have risen following the successful removal of the disease from Sri Lanka. Public health officials said 13 countries … had reported no cases for at least a year and may well follow the success of Sri Lanka, which this week declared itself malaria-free after meeting the criterion of going three years without an infection…” (Boseley, 9/9).

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