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June
2020
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17:24
Europe/Amsterdam

Anti-mosquito fabrics for malaria prevention

A study led by Duke-NUS Medical School scientists has found that treating fabric with an insecticide, transfluthrin, can incapacitate and kill mosquitoes that transmit malaria to humans. Adapting this discovery into items like mosquito nets can be an effective protection against malaria infection https://www.duke-nus.edu.sg/allnews/media-releases/anti-mosquito-fabrics