Published in Malaria Weekly, June 21st, 2004
Treated bed nets given to families in western Kenya led to dramatic reductions in malaria-carrying mosquitoes and infant deaths over a period of about 6 years.
"What many people look at as just overwhelming problems of poverty" can be tackled by addressing one aspect of behavior and don't require trying to solve the more complex underlying causes of impoverishment, said Dr. Stephen Luby of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
That doesn't mean that...
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