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WHO Sets Goal Of Zero Malaria Deaths By 2015
2011-12-14 06:34:31

Health officials with the World Health Organization (WHO) are hoping to cut malaria death rates even though they haven´t met a goal to cut deaths in half by 2010. The WHO released a report that malaria cases have been reduced by 17 percent since 2000. Experts say that in 2010 there were 216 million cases of malaria worldwide with 81 percent of the cases taking place in Africa, mostly children under five. Dr. Robert Newman, director of the WHO´s malaria program, is disappointed...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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