Combining insecticide spraying and bed nets no more protective against malaria than nets alone

9 diciembre 2014

The combined use of spraying insecticide inside homes and insecticide-treated bed nets is no better at protecting children against malaria than using bed nets alone, a study in The Gambia suggests. The findings should encourage donors to invest their limited resources in additional bed nets, the more cost-effective solution to tackling malaria, authors say.