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Rubella Goes The Way of the Dodo

Rubella has been eliminated from the Americas. More specifically, there has been no indigenous transmission of the virus in North America, South America or the Caribbean for the last three years. This may not make front page news--so far it's barely made an...
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Humanity Can — and Will — #DefeatMalaria

Believe it or not, humans are winning the millennia old fight against Malaria. Last year about 500,000 people died from the disease, mostly in sub-saharan Africa. Fifteen years before that, the death toll was about double that, and the geographic reach of mala...
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Inside the Winning Fight Against Malaria

Humanity is winning the fight against Malaria. Since the advent of the Global Fund, the Millennium Development Goals and the President's Malaria Initiative, death and illness rates have dropped precipitously around the globe. Now, talk of total worldwide eradi...