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Parasitic Illness Drug Could Stop Malaria Transmission

Scientists may have hit on a way to prevent the transmission of malaria with a Nobel Prize-winning drug originally developed to treat parasitic illnesses.  The drug is called ivermectin, and it's currently being tested in parts of Africa. Ivermectin has completely revolutionized the treatment of worm diseases like River Blindness and elephantiasis, and could lead to their eradication if it's used effectively. Now, it appears ivermectin may be effective against the spread...

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