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Although much has been accomplished toward the eradication of malaria from the United States1, 2, 3 and from some other countries,4, 5 for the world in general it continues to be a major medical problem. President Eisenhower, in presenting evidence to support his Foreign Aid Bill, "shocked" Congress when on May 27, 1957, he truthfully said that "malaria is today the world's foremost health problem."6 "Malaria still attacks 200,000,000 and kills 2,000,000 people each year throughout the world." Malaria, therefore, still occupies first rank in man's afflictions as a cause of morbidity.
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THE ERADICATION OF MALARIA AS AN ENDEMIC DISEASE IN THE UNITED STATES. Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:428–438. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-2-428
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(2):428-438.
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