Africa: Malaria Control Needs Longer Lasting Repellents. We’re a Step Closer to Finding One

[The Conversation Africa] Malaria is one of the leading causes of illness and death around the world. The disease is primarily caused by the bite of mosquitoes carrying a parasite. In 2019, around 229 million malaria cases were reported with an estimated number of 409,000 deaths. Most of the reported cases occurred in sub-Saharan Africa. Children younger than five years and pregnant women are most prone to malaria.Read the Original Article