With the country currently on level 1 lockdown and Easter holidays around the corner, South Africans have been warned to remain vigilant when travelling and avoid contracting any kind of illness that may cause instability to their immune system such as Malaria.
Scientists have discovered a new malaria mosquito variant in Africa. The new mosquito discovered in some cities on the continent has the potential to be devastating. Dr Mthokozisi Sibanda, the CEO of African Applied Chemical spoke with us.
Married doctor duo Drs Mthokozisi and Sthembile Sibanda have created a brand of textile-based insect repellent products to help prevent malaria.
The World Health Organisation has warned that progress in the fight against malaria appears to have stalled. In its annual report on the disease, the agency says the number of cases and deaths has remained largely unchanged in the past two years.