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Drones against malaria in Africa
A disinfestation program in Zanzibar
The drones will be used in the fight against malaria in Zanzibar, off the coast of Tanzania. Remote piloted aircraft will spray a silicone-based gel on the rice fields, on the large expanses of stagnant water where the disease-carrying insects lay their eggs. In the hope that this will significantly decrease the number of anopheles in the area, the substance will prevent the hatching of the eggs and...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency