How Drones Are Helping In the Fight Against Malaria

HuffPost UK, by Michelle Stanton and Christopher Jones

Patrick Kalonde is wading through grass and mud. Patrick, an intern at UNICEF working on humanitarian uses of drones, is carrying a plastic container and a ladle and is looking for mosquito larvae. The contrast between high-tech drones and low-tech “bucket-and-spade” science, metres apart, could not be starker   – yet both are equally important to the success of our new project to map where mosquitoes breed.

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