Worldwide elimination of Malaria is an achievable goal, even if there is still a long way to go. With intelligent distribution of resources, circumvention of resistance and forward-thinking millions of lives can be saved.
1-Mosquitoes make number one on the list of deadliest animal in world. This small blood-sucking insect kills over a million people each year worldwide. It can spread diseases, most notably malaria. It can also spread elephantiasis, yellow fever, and West Nile virus. Mosquitoes are found in abundance in tropical areas and can also survive the winter in countries with lower temperatures such as Canada.
The limburger cheese trap is just one technology that’s being used to prevent the spread of malaria. Watch the TED talk about it at https://www.ted.com/talks/bart_knols_cheese_dogs_and_pills_to_end_malaria
This photo shows a Anopheles stephensi mosquito, the same species altered by University of California scientists. They’re only flying around a lab for now, but researchers hope the insects will eventually help stop the spread of the disease among humans. Related: In Russia, Women Compete to Be Bitten