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The rapid return of mosquitoes to the Sahel region of Africa is due to mosquito migration on high-altitude winds and a saliva-based malaria diagnostic tool has been awarded a £1 million grant.

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Windborne Long-Distance Migration of Malaria Mosquitoes in the Sahel

Saliva Tests to Diagnose Malaria One Step Closer as Researchers Get £1m for Trials


Image Credits: CDC / James Gathany [ID: 18762]

Scientific Advisor: Katharine Collins, Radboud University Medical Centre

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