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Niger Nomad Mother and Children Under Bednet

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Day’s first light in Niger finds a family of cattle herders still asleep under a net meant to keep away the mosquitoes whose bites transmit malaria. These people have a few possessions, yet they recognize the importance of owning such a simple, effective protection. Of the four species of malaria parasites that infect humans, the commonest in Africa is the most deadly.
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Day’s first light in Niger finds a family of cattle herders still asleep under a net meant to keep away the mosquitoes whose bites transmit malaria. These people have a few possessions, yet they recognize the importance of owning such a simple, effective protection. Of the four species of malaria parasites that infect humans, the commonest in Africa is the most deadly.