Malaria infections on the rise in Nigeria
The World Health Organization says more women and children in Sub-Saharan Africa are being tested for malaria. It says there's been a 20-percent rise in testing, but despite the progress, a large number of infections are still being reported.
Stressed out mosquitoes die more easily, researchers find
Triggering a stress response in mosquitoes by exposing them to chemicals emitted by one of their natural enemies makes pesticide much more effective at lower concentrations, researchers in Belgium find.
Africa works to curb spread of malaria
Huge effort is under way to save the lives of millions of African children from malaria.