Most records were either poorly stored, burnt or were missing, but in some countries like Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Burkina Faso the surveys dated back 1950s.
Pregnant women exhale about 21% more carbon dioxide in the later stages of pregnancy than non-pregnant women; they also have warmer bodies – both of which attract mosquitoes
Overall malaria infection prevalence in Africa has halved since the year 2000; 663 million clinical cases of malaria have been averted in the past 15 years
Objective Insecticide-impregnated bednets and curtains have been shown by many studies to be effective against malaria
Over 225,000 people died of malaria in Nigeria in 2007, followed by an estimated 96,000 in DR Congo, and more than 43,000 in Uganda. Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Mauritius recorded zero malaria deaths
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