Kenyan Scientists Develop A Malaria Prediction Tool

Kenyan Scientists Develop A Malaria Prediction Tool

A scientific model helps health officials deal with a deadly disease.

Naresh Kumar
  • 15 september 2010

The Kenya Medical Research Institute has developed a scientific model that predicts a malaria outbreak much before it actually occurs. The model uses various parameters such as weather predictions and breeding mechanisms of mosquitoes and has been tested successfully in several regions of Africa. It helps health officials to make adequate preparations to deal with an incoming outbreak.

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