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mosquito net

, netting
a fine curtain or net put in windows, around beds, etc., to keep mosquitoes out
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com) supplies effective bed nets for about $4 each to families in areas where malaria is a major killer.
On the other hand, low income can increase incidence of malaria by reducing capacity to buy bed nets and other preventive measures.
In addition, requests were made to several external agencies for insecticide-treated bed nets, which were then distributed to the island's six health centers.
Professor Steve Lindsay, from Durham University's School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, said: "Our research looked at whether or not a combination of bed nets and spraying homes with insecticide could reduce further cases of malaria, but we found no evidence that this was a more effective method of combating mosquitos.
Our advice is that high bed net coverage is sufficient to protect people against malaria in areas of low or moderate transmission.
The studies discussed above find that price was not a good targeting mechanism to allocate malaria prevention tools (bed nets), and in fact that higher prices prevent positive spillovers on disease transmission associated with large bed net coverage.
9%) responded that sleeping inside bed net could prevent mosquito bite.
Bed nets offer a simple and cost-effective solution and are known to reduce malaria transmissions by 90% in areas with high net coverage.
9-13 Applying the protective measures such as bed net, window net, wells net and repellents can reduce the frequency of insect biting among the residents.
5 dollar bed net, 1 dollar antimalarial drug and a 50 cent diagnostic test.
The results of this study confirm that children who live in households that own at least one insecticide-treated bed net are less likely to be infected with malaria and less likely to die from the disease.
Sleeping under a bed net is nearly impossible during torrid African nights," said Nigerian journalist Omololu Falobi.