Experts say 900,000 people die of malaria every year. In Burkina Faso a young chemist wants to save 100,000 lives by 2020 with a mosquito-repellent soap.
Often mistaken for malaria, dengue fever can be fatal if left untreated. With no cure for the mosquito-borne disease, prevention against mosquito bites, early detection and medical care can help.
Africa has depended on outside help to combat its worst killer, malaria, for decades. Despite more recent strides than setbacks in combating the scourge of the mosquito-borne disease, it remains heavily donor-reliant.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version