During the period January-April 2013, the disease killed only 3 people, far fewer than the 24 deaths that occurred in the same period of last year , the report said. Dr Char Meng Chuor, director of the center, attributed the remarkable decline to last year's mosquito net distribution and broad awareness campaigns. He said last year, more than 1 million mosquito nets were given free-of-charge to vulnerable groups of people throughout the country.
"We have achieved good results in the fight against the disease and will continue our efforts to reach the elimination of the death from the disease by 2015 and the complete elimination of the disease by 2025," he told Xinhua [News Agency]
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