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Study examines effectiveness of targeted spraying for malaria control in low-transmission settings – News-Medical.Net

IRS refers to the application of insecticide onto the interior walls of houses. The study, by the Wits Research Institute for Malaria (WRIM) and the London School…

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IRS refers to the application of insecticide onto the interior walls of houses.
The study, by the Wits Research Institute for Malaria (WRIM) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), was published in The Lancet on 25 February 2021.
Targeted vs blanket indoor residual spraying
Malaria still represents one of the world’s largest health crises, particularly on the African continent where 94% of cases and deaths occur (World Health Organization, 2020).
Most countries in southern…

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