Defeating an Ancient Killer

Oct 17, 2007 | The Seattle Times

For the 3,000 African mothers who bury children each day due to malaria, a new report by UNICEF offers a ray of hope.

Malaria has been all but forgotten in the U.S., yet it remains the leading cause of death for children under 5 in Africa, killing approximately 1 million people a year. Malaria causes poverty and poverty causes malaria. It is a vicious cycle.

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