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Mosquitoes flee from DEET-based insect repellent because of their intense dislike for the smell of the chemical repellent and not because DEET jams their sense of smell, report researchers…

World Health Organisation has declared an international emergency over the explosive spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to birth defects in the Americas. The UN health…




Malaria, the leading cause of death among children in Africa, could be eliminated if three-fourths of the population used insecticide-treated bed nets, according to a new study from the…

New research that combines cell phone data from 15 million people in Kenya with detailed information on the regional incidence of malaria has revealed, on the largest scale so…


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