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    This Island Nation Is Beating Malaria

    The disease was once an unavoidable part of life in São Tomé and Príncipe, a tiny two-island nation in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea. But malaria hasn’t claimed a single life there since 2014, and nonfatal infections have fallen more than twelvefold since 2002. That may be because the isolated nation’s government and international donors spend more per capita — $16 — on fighting the disease than any other country. While the results are promising, São Tomé will have to reduce transmissions to zero for several years to be considered malaria-free.

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