Mitigating Malaria

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South Korean ferry ‘Sewol’ is seen sinking in the sea off Jindo on April 16, 2014. (Reuters Photo/Korea Coast Guard/Yonhap)

Mitigating Malaria

Mitigating Malaria

Papua remains a malaria hot spot, where many victims contract the disease’s most dangerous strain,Malaria tropica.

Scientists strive daily to advance vaccine research at a living laboratory in the Papua city of Timika, but the best way to protect humans from malaria continues to be the use of mosquito nets and repellent.

Photos JG/Jurnasyanto Sukarno

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