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Natural sugar to reduce malaria transmission by 30%

A recent study conducted by French and Burkinabe researchers Of Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) reveals that a natural sugar diet reduces the lifespan, quantity of blood meals and fertility of female Anopheles mosquitoes (vector of malaria), which can reduce their ability to transmit the disease by about 30%. Process To achieve these results, scientists fed mosquitoes in …