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How Is Malaria Spread

Cellphone Data Could Slow the Spread of Malaria

Researchers have mapped precisely how human travel affects the spread of malaria in Kenya by using cellphone location data.

Artificially induced bacterial infections in mosquitoes could reduce the spread of malaria-causing parasites.

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Prevention of dengue and malaria by vaccinating mosquitoes - Malaria parasites and dengue virus reside in the guts of mosquitoes and they enter into human body through a blood-sucking bite. Recently, scientists have found a way to make mosquitoes less hospitable to these pathogens by introducing killer microbes in mosquito’s gut to wipe out the invaders before they transmit. Click through to read more

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statement from the World Health Organisation (WHO) that 40 per cent of the world’s population is now at risk from diseases such as malaria, dengue, Lyme disease and yellow fever. https://www.facebook.com/lymediseaseawareness

“Remarkable” Spider Eats Mostly Mosquitoes—Could It Fight Malaria?

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The First World War was the first major conflict in which British deaths in battle outnumbered deaths caused by disease. This was largely due to medical advances in the prevention and treatment of disease and a better understanding of the importance of good hygiene in limiting its spread. This net was issued to British troops to protect them from mosquitoes and other insects that could spread diseases like malaria. This danger was more common in fighting theatres in Gallipoli, East Africa…

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