Mosquito Nets with Two Insecticides Better Protect Against Malaria


The New York Times: Donald G. McNeil Jr.-

A recent study found that using mosquito nets utilizing two pesticides, pyrethroids and piperonyl butoxide, protect children up to 44% better than normal malaria nets. Pyrethroids have previously been used in malarial nets, but developed resistance has led to the importance of nets laced with two pesticides.

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