What we call mosquitoes are actually 3500 different types of insects, and they all behave differently.
If not addressed, there will be many more deaths from malaria and other diseases, indirectly linked to COVID-19 disruptions.
Researchers are exploring genetic forms of population control called gene drives that spread traits faster that happens naturally. The goal is to curb mosquito-borne diseases like malaria.
Malaria elimination in Malawi is lagging because research isn’t being used properly.