Tag: Malaria

A device that uses the odour of smelly feet to trap mosquitoes is to get a boost in funding in the fight against malaria.

Scientists have known for some time that human odour attracts mosquitoes, but researchers from Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute have found that the smell of human feet can attract four times as many mosquitoes as ordinary human scent.

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