When the world is battling to stem the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic, African country Rwanda is employing drones to eradicate another killer disease malaria. But this aerial spraying which began on March 10 has brought environmentalists face to face with health activists.
Dismissing fears of green activists, health officials say the aerial spraying has proved precise and effective in killing the larva that spread malaria.
According to the latest World malaria report, released in December 2019, 228 million cases of malaria were reported in 2018 with 405,000 deaths. The African continent is home to 94% of