Hey, Bill and Melinda: Thanks for the money, but it'd be great if you just stopped trying to fund a cure for malaria. Or so goes the gist of a memo from the World Health Organization's chief of malaria, circulated this week among health agencies, according to this article in the New York Times. The WHO honcho, Arata Kochi, likened the "growing dominance of malaria research" funded by the Gates Foundation to a research "cartel," the article says.

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