A ‘no missed opportunities’ approach is essential for ending diseases like malaria

A colleague recently reminded me that, not so long ago, our nation’s capital was losing the fight against a hard-hitting enemy – the mosquito. In the 1820s and 30s, the most significant cause of death among workers who built Ottawa’s historic Rideau Canal was malaria. The scourge was at its strongest when our knowledge about its causes and our ability to prevent and treat it was weakest.

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