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Malaria Can Be Eradicated by 2050: Lancet

  • A future free of malaria, one of the world's oldest and  deadliest diseases, can be achieved as early as 2050,  according to the Lancet Commission.
  • Malaria, a mosquito-borne illness caused by a parasite,  results in flu-like symptoms that can be effectively  treated (and prevented) with drugs.
  • Over 200 million cases of malaria reported each year,  mainly from Africa