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The role of research in China’s successful elimination of malaria

The elimination of malaria from China relied on local decision-makers who tested and implemented interventions, combined with a centralized drug discovery program. This holds lessons for other malaria-endemic countries.

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X.L. and P.L.A. conceived the article and wrote the first draft. Y.T., L.T. and Q.G. critically reviewed the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

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Li, X., Tu, Y., Tang, L. et al. The role of research in China’s successful elimination of malaria. Nat Med 28, 1336–1338 (2022).

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