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Treatment Program Aims to Wipe Out Mosquito-Borne Disease

Two doctors work on an easy-to-administer drug regimen aimed at eradicating filariasis, a mosquito-borne disease affecting 43 million people in the tropics. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

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Joanne Silberner is a health policy correspondent for National Public Radio. She covers medicine, health reform, and changes in the health care marketplace.