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Study: 1 Million Africans a Year Catch Malaria From Dam Mosquitoes

One million Africans will catch malaria this year because they live near a large dam and, at a time of booming dam construction on the continent, greater efforts must be made to protect people from the killer disease, a study said on Friday. Almost 80 major new dams are due to be built in sub-Saharan Africa over the next few years, leading to an additional 56,000 malaria cases a year, the study in Malaria Journal predicted. "While dams clearly bring many benefits - contributing to...

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