Blog Post Discusses Efficacy Of Bednets In Malaria Prevention

Humanosphere: Bednets failing to reduce malaria in Uganda, maybe everywhere
In a guest post, science writer Robert Fortner discusses an unpublished study “showing persistently high transmission and increasing incidence of malaria in rural Uganda despite universal bednet coverage and effective anti-malaria treatment. … [The] findings suggest that some experts are quietly, sometimes reluctantly, beginning to dig deeper into the assumption that bednets are as effective as claimed…” (2/10).

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