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Anopheles Gambiae, one of three mosquitoes found in Africa that transmit malaria. shutterstock

Seven things worth knowing about mosquitoes

The irritating buzz that rings in your ear in the dead of the night comes from an insect barely traceable with your naked eye. Here are a few facts worth knowing about the mosquito.
Senegalese women treat mosquito nets with insecticides at a medical clinic in Northern Senegal. Nic Bothma/EPA

How the world can cut malaria cases by 90% in the next 15 years

As the World Health Organisation disbands the Roll Back Malaria secretariat, the focus is on the new malaria programme and whether it will have the same successes.
Malaria prevention is going beyond the mosquito net. Gates Foundation

New malaria vaccine has its flaws, but it’s better than nothing

The announcement that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) aims to register a malaria vaccine came on the same day Peter Higgs and Francois Englert were awarded the Nobel prize in physics for predicting the existence…

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