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3 reasons we still haven’t gotten rid of malaria

TEDGlobal 2013 · 15:18 · Filmed Jun 2013
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We’ve known how to cure malaria since the 1600s, so why does the disease still kill hundreds of thousands every year? It’s more than just a problem of medicine, says journalist Sonia Shah. A look into the history of malaria reveals three big-picture challenges to its eradication. Photos: Adam Nadel.

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Science historian Sonia Shah explores the surprisingly fascinating story behind an ancient scourge: malaria. Full bio

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