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Here's the dawn, Dr Malaria: Iraq, 1958

Dr Luigi Mara known as Dr. Malaria, Iraq
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Dr Luigi Mara has spent the last four years in a relentless mosquito hunt all across malaria-ridden Kurdistan in Iraq. He has managed to win the confidence of the Kurds and is known among them as "Dr Malaria".

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