How a global public-private collaboration has successfully rolled back a little-known but devastating disease.
Mosquitos are smarter than most people realize. They have four well-developed senses (sight, smell, taste, and hearing), a capacity for making decisions, and an ability to develop flavor preferences. That means, in the battle against malaria it helps to think like a mosquito.
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