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Although the Wang Pha clinic was established to treat malaria, it hasn't had a malaria case at all in several days. Now, patients come with other ailments or to visit the maternity ward. "When no one is worried, that's when we have to worry," said professor Francois Nosten, director of the Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, which includes Wang Pha and four other clinics along the Thai-Myanmar border.

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