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27 April 2016

Malaria incidence and invasive plants – is there a link?

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Contributed by Arne Witt, Coordinator, Invasive Species, CABI

25 April is World Malaria Day – a time to reflect on the steps we can take to tackle this terrible disease. Much progress has been made in the fight against malaria over the past 15 years, like the use of bed nets impregnated with pesticides, but 3.2 billion people are still at risk. If we are to achieve a 90% reduction in global malaria incidence and mortality by 2030 we must do more.

Read more at CABI's blog: "Handpicked...and carefully sorted"

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