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World Mosquito Day – a Wellcome Perspective

Originally posted on Wellcome Trust Blog:
Today is World Mosquito Day and we commemorate the discovery back in 1897 of the link between mosquitoes and malaria. Since this discovery major progress has been achieved in malaria control with insecticide treated…

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Mapping Malaria

Originally posted on Wellcome Trust Blog:
Integrated maps, combining data from satellites and other sources are providing new insights into malaria interventions. Mun-Keat Looi talks to Abdisalan Noor (pictured), a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow in Kenya, on his work…

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New Mapping Tool Tracks Insecticide Resistance In Malaria Carrying Mosquitoes

Originally posted on The Plantwise Blog:
A mosquito in the genus Anopheles, which can transmit human malaria. Image by Yasser via Flickr (CC-BY-2.0) Progress in malaria control in the past decade can be attributed largely to a massive increase in…

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Wellcome Image of the Month: Malaria

Originally posted on Wellcome Trust Blog:
World Malaria Day recognises global efforts being made in the fight against malaria. First established in 2007 by the World Health Assembly, it falls on 25 April every year. Malaria is an infectious disease…

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Living With Insect Spray

Originally posted on Living With Insects Blog:
Large numbers of American military personnel were deployed in the tropics of the Pacific during World War II. Tropical mosquito borne diseases such as Malaria and Dengue are prevalent in these areas. During…

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