Posts tagged “preventative measures Malaria”

Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes Hatched in California

November 24th, 2015
Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes Hatched in California

 Researchers in California hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and used ground-breaking technology to make sure they pass on the protective gene when they reproduce. The experiment involves what’s known as a “gene drive” which hopefully promises to change the genetics of populations in insects, certain plants and certain animals faster than it would happen naturally. Genes […]

Malaria Deaths Halved Thanks to Global Aid Effort

December 9th, 2014
Malaria Deaths Halved Thanks to Global Aid Effort

The number of deaths caused by malaria has halved, according to statistics from the World Health Organisation. The latest figures show that the number of people dying from malaria has fallen by 4.3 million since 2001 and more countries have completely eliminated malaria. There were no indigenous cases reported in Sri Lanka or Azerbaijan and […]

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