Bednet

Bednet: Netting which is hung over the bed to keep out mosquitos and other insects. Bednets are an important form of mosquito control and a major modality for preventing malaria. Bednets can be treated with an insecticide. The insecticide may be long-lasting. If it is not, the net needs regular retreatment with insecticide. An insecticide-treated b...
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bednet

(from the article `malaria`) While the world awaits a vaccine, the mainstay of prevention in much of Africa and Southeast Asia is the bednet treated with insecticide. For ...
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