The 'magic box' that could help beat malaria
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Bloodless malaria test invented by Ugandans

Inventors of a bloodless malaria test for malaria say their device could help identify cases of the disease much earlier.

Nearly half a million people die from malaria every year, the vast majority in sub-Saharan Africa.

Shafik Sekitto, from the Ugandan team behind the invention, spoke to the BBC about the device, which has just won a prestigious prize.

A BBC Africa One Minute Story, by Anthony Irungu.

  • 15 Jun 2018
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