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U.S.-Acquired Malaria Cases Spark False Claims of Links to Gates-Funded Research

Posted on AllSides July 19th, 2023
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Five locally acquired cases of malaria have been found in the U.S. in recent months, marking the first time the mosquito-borne disease has been spread locally in 20 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. U.S. malaria cases are usually the result of international travel. 

Four of the cases were found in Florida and one in Texas, the CDC said. The risk of locally acquired malaria “remains extremely low,” the CDC said, though it noted that transmission is possible in warm climates and in areas where people have...

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