mosquito

Global Health
0 Irrigation leads to better crops and more malaria

Mosquitoes and plants thrive where there is water. Farmers in arid regions who use irrigation systems to collect water also construct a mosquito breeding ground. New research shows that irrigation systems malaria prone areas can cause an increase in local malaria risk that lasts for more than a decade. Even…

Science
0 New skeeter bugs malaria control campaign

Anopheles gambiaeCDC One of the big news stories in the malaria world recently is the discovery, announced last week in the journal Science, of a previously unknown type of mosquito that some reports said could threaten malaria control efforts in Africa. Here’s the problem: Most malaria control efforts in Africa…