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An archive of RadioWest broadcasts before July 7, 2011

7/6/11: The Fever

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By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

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7/06/2011: The Fever

Salt Lake City, Utah – The ancient Chinese called it "the mother of fevers"; Indian Vedic sages labeled it "the king of diseases." And after thousands of years, malaria continues to confound and afflict, killing nearly a million people annually. Journalist Sonia Shah has written a book that traces malaria's resilience. It's called "The Fever" and Wednesday, Shah joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to describe how the disease continues to change the course of human history.

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