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Steep spike in malaria in Uganda

The Ugandan health ministry says one million people have had malaria in the past two months. Government officials say prolonged rainfall in June, and a reduction in the use of mosquito bed-nets are to blame. So what is being done? Over to Dr Jimmy Opigo – Assistant Commissioner of Health Services at Uganda's National Malaria Control Programme.

(Picture: Couple under mosquito net; Credit: Science Photo Library)

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