Tags : Mosquito

Some People Believe Sleeping Under Insecticide Treated Bed Net Is

Claim: Several people believe that sleeping under a mosquito bed net  treated with insecticide (or not treated) is ineffective and harmful to human health.  Verdict: The claim that sleeping under bed net is harmful to human health and ineffective is misleading. Medical experts and scientists have affirmed that sleeping under a bed net reduces the […]

Is It True That Prolonged Exposure To The Sun Can

Claim According to a study undertaken in 30 locations by the Côte d’Ivoire Red Cross in December 2015, almost 78 per cent of people in the country know that malaria is transmitted by mosquitoes; however, around 12 per cent still think that hot sun can cause malaria. Thirty-six per cent know at least three symptoms […]