Anti-Malaria Efforts Yield New Success
Research Finds Unprecedented Drop In Deaths in Two Hard-Hit Countries
By David Brown
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, February 1, 2008; Page A11
“Widespread use of insecticide-treated mosquito nets and state-of-the-art drugs has succeeded in cutting malaria deaths in half in two countries most heavily affected by the disease, the World Health Organization is reporting today.
The findings from Rwanda and Ethiopia are the first to show a greater than 50 percent reduction in malaria mortality nationwide in “high burden” countries. Such dramatic reductions had been achieved previously only in smaller regions or in countries where the disease is less pervasive.”
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