World Malaria Day 2013: The Year in Malaria

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  • World Malaria Day 2013
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  • World Malaria Day 2013
  • World Malaria Day 2013
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New Technology

Although insecticide treated mosquito nets have been used for years as an inexpensive malaria prevention measure, the nets usually had an expiration date— when the insecticide wore off. Now, a new company says it is close to rolling out a net that has insecticide weaved deep into the net’s fibers; ensuring many years of effective use.

(Photo: REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo)