Around the world, an estimated 627,000 people died of malaria in 2012 - a grim figure considering that malaria is highly curable. At the same time, this number is a measure of progress: In 2000, the number of lives lost was 42 percent higher. More than 3.3 million additional deaths were averted during these years through strong efforts by countries to strengthen prevention and treatment efforts. [Read More]
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