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By: Huffington Post

“Malaria Is On Your Doorstep. It Happened to Me, It Could Happen to You”

March 26, 2018

TV broadcaster, athlete, and malaria survivor Charlie Webster attended the Nothing But Nets Leadership Summit and spoke on Capitol Hill recounting her powerful story of survival for the first time in front of malaria advocates and members of Congress. Webster contracted malaria during the Rio Olympics last summer, went into a coma, and miraculously recovered weeks later. She still deals with the effects of this deadly disease that claims more than 438,000 lives every year – primarily children under age five. At the Nothing But Nets Leadership Summit, Webster addressed over 125 advocates from 29 states, who have convened for World Malaria Day to meet with their elected leaders about the President’s proposed cuts to life-saving global malaria programs.

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