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CTV: Problems persist in the epic battle against malaria

Published: 25 Apr 2010

As the world marks World Malaria Day to commemorate the global effort to control the disease, experts note that with more than 250 million new malaria infections each year, there is still much work to be done… Dr. Timothy Geary, the director of McGill University's Institute of Parasitology, says the international community still has a long way to go in cutting the disease down to size.

As the world marks World Malaria Day to commemorate the global effort to control the disease, experts note that with more than 250 million new malaria infections each year, there is still much work to be done… Dr. Timothy Geary, the director of McGill University's Institute of Parasitology, says the international community still has a long way to go in cutting the disease down to size. "The most hopeful sign is that we're taking it seriously again," he told CTV.ca in a phone interview from Montreal. "We're making progress in rolling it back, but the situation is unstable."

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