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‘We spray and walk away’: wall modifications decrease the impact of indoor residual spray campaigns through reductions in post-spray coverage

January 20, 2020 - 16:01 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
A. Opiyo and Krijn P. Paaijmans
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2020 19:30, 17 January 2020

Malaria prevalence has significantly reduced since 2000, largely due to the scale-up of vector control interventions, mainly indoor residual spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs). Given their success, these tools remain the frontline interventions in the fight against malaria. Their effectiveness relies on three key ingredients: the intervention, the mosquito vector and the end-user.

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