Mosquito-proof netting reduces infant mortality

August 1st, 2008

Malaria kills more than one million people each year, most of them children under five years old. Mosquito nets help, but don’t prevent insects from transmitting malaria through biting a sleeping person through the net. BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, a chemical company long interested in malaria and tropical diseases, has developed Interceptor® mosquito net coated […]

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