Know Mosquito, No Malaria - April 2018

Do you know that children under the age of five are among the most vulnerable when it comes to malaria? We talk to a renowned expert to help you with key inputs.

By Monali Bordoloi

Pratima loves gardening. However, after the birth of her baby, she is not able to tend to her garden. Now, her whole garden is in a mess. The grass has grown taller due to lack of regular trimming and the flower pots are full of dirty water. Her once beautiful garden is now a breeding ground for mosquitos. One day, her two-year-old son, Samanyu, has high fever and chills. A visit to the doctor and subsequent blood tests confirm her son has malaria. During discussions with Pratima, the doctor points to the garden as the culprit behind her son’s illness.

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