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Did you know the U.S. has a malaria czar? President Biden recently appointed Dr. Raj Panjabi to the position. We spoke with him about his new role, the fight against malaria, and his experience having it as a kid.

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Thank you NPR for opening the eyes of people about this constant epidemic. The whole world went nuts about COVID-19, in reality we have and epidemic on yearly bases from the birth of civilization. Please stop with the “czar” obsession. Why use an archaic Russian term? Guess that’s what they going to start spreadding next............

Wow, empathy, how novel! My father had malaria as a child in 1930’s Louisiana. I read that as Melania czar Why did we call him the Malaria Czar and not Lord of the Flies