Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 26th, 2001
Indoor spraying of houses with insecticide, the standard method of malaria control in south Asia, is becoming prohibitively expensive to implement and new approaches are needed. Since the region's vector mosquitoes feed predominantly on domestic animals (and only secondarily on human beings), the use of insecticide on cattle could be more cost-effective.
Mark Rowland and colleagues from HealthNet International and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,...
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