The Incredible, Preventable Cost of Malaria The Incredible, Preventable Cost of Malaria
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The Incredible, Preventable Cost of Malaria

August 28, 2010

Nearly 3 billion people are at risk of infection with the Plasmodium vivax parasite, which causes malaria. That's almost half of humanity. There are 1 million malaria deaths each year. Many people don't know how bad it is—or how much progress we can make with a combination of mosquito nets, new drugs, and education.

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