Insecticide resistance growing in mosquitoes in Kenya, while malaria vectors adapt to Brazil’s cities.
Malaria remains Africa’s nagging health burden, infecting millions of people and killing tens of thousands annually.
Wearing insecticide-treated clothing could cut malaria cases by half and reduce anaemia rates.
New chemical prevents mosquitoes from becoming resistant to the standard insecticides for treating bed nets.
Expert commission claims that eradication is possible in the next 30 years, but doubts remain over how it will be funded.
The RTS,S malaria vaccine could produce more protective antibodies than previously expected, a study shows.
Because of the stalled progress in malaria control in 2016 and 2017, the WHO has launched country-led strategies.
Africa Science Focus
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