Obama’s Goal to Wipe Out Malaria May Be a Dream Too Far

Jan 17, 2016 | New York Times

In his State of the Union address, President Obama remarked that, in part through American commitment, the world could soon be rid of malaria. The pledge sent a frisson of excitement through researchers and philanthropic organizations focused on malaria. Gayle E. Smith, the administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, said Mr. Obama had “looked at malaria and concluded that if we combine the continued progress, our leadership and another big international push, we can actually get to the point of eradication.”

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