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Gates Foundation tackles a giant that preys on Africa's children
Photos by Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times Breeding ground for a scourge | Land clearing and development have increased mosquito habitat in many parts of Africa, including Kanyama, a sprawling neighborhood on the outskirts of Lusaka, Zambia's capital city. Puddles the size of lakes provide breeding areas for the insects.