Africa

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Food Insecurity in Eastern and Southern Africa due to El Niño
Mar 23, 2016 | Kara Sewalk

The United Nations Children’s Fund has stated that approximately 11 million children in eastern and southern Africa face hunger, disease and water...

The P. Vivax Comeback -- Is Malaria Beating Natural Defense?
Dec 9, 2013 | Karen Biala

Africans who were thought to be protected against malaria infection by the Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) parasite now seem to be at risk for the...

Math Model to Predict Malaria Outbreaks in Africa
Jun 18, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

Researchers from Ethiopia and Norway have created a mathematical model that can predict a malaria outbreak up to two months before it actually occurs...