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UC Santa Barbara Researchers Part Of Team Trying To Stop Illness Which Is Accidental Offshoot Of New Dam In Africa

Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015 7:36am

A dam which created a critically important stable source of water for a region of Africa had an unexpected side effect.

It provided a breeding ground for a devastating type of illness.

But, a team of scientists including a UC Santa Barbara researcher thinks it’s come up with a novel solution.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.

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