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Using sniffer dogs to diagnose malaria [Sci-Tech]

Using sniffer dogs to diagnose malaria [Sci-Tech]

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Malaria remains a big challenge in Africa. According to the World Health Organisation, the continent carries a disproportionately high share of the global malaria burden. In 2017, Africa was home to 92% of malaria cases and 93% of malaria deaths.

On this edition of Sci-Tech, presenter Serge Koffi reveals how scientists are using sniffer dogs to diagnose malaria, and with astonishing results.

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