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Malaria--a Shadow over Africa

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Science  04 Oct 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5591, pp. 121-122
DOI: 10.1126/science.1078048

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Reduction in severe disease and death fromfalciparum malaria in Africa requires new, more effective and inexpensive public health measures. The completed genomes ofPlasmodium falciparum and its vector Anopheles gambiae represent a big step toward the discovery of these needed tools.

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