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New Malaria Plan Called Ambitious By Some, Unrealistic by Others

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Science  03 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5898, pp. 26-27
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5898.26

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The goals of the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP), announced last week, are stunningly ambitious: Reduce malaria deaths to near zero by 2015, then progressively eradicate the disease from the planet. But many malaria experts say it's unlikely that GMAP will meet its targets.