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Quantum Improvement in Reducing Malaria Transmission

Lawrence Braack of the University of Pretoria in South Africa seeks to demonstrate that malarial mosquitoes in Africa have a strong preference for biting on ankles and feet, and by protecting the lower legs and feet of people who are active outdoors in the early evening with repellants and insecticides, a major reduction in transmission of malaria could be achieved.

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is part of the Grand Challenges partnership network. Visit www.grandchallenges.org to view the map of awarded grants across this network and grant opportunities from partners.