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mosquito net

n.
A fine net or screen used to keep mosquitoes from entering an area.
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mosquito net

or

mosquito netting

n
(Textiles) a fine curtain or net put in windows, around beds, etc, to keep mosquitoes out
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mosqui′to net`


n.
a screen, curtain, or canopy of net, gauze, or the like, for keeping out mosquitoes.
[1735–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mosquito net - a fine net or screen (especially around beds) to protect against mosquitosmosquito net - a fine net or screen (especially around beds) to protect against mosquitos
screen - a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame; "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers"
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Translations
szúnyogháló
myggnät

mosquito net

nMoskitonetz nt
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mosquito net

nzanzariera
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Give a bed net! I'm haunted by a memory from two decades ago in Cambodia: I came across a grandmother caring for seven children because the mother had just died of malaria.
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According to the report, in 2013, almost half of all people at risk for malaria in sub-Saharan Africa had access to an insecticide-treated bed net. That same year, 392 million courses of artemisinin-based combination therapy were procured, up from 11 million in 2005.
Scientists looked to see if children sleeping in homes that had the walls sprayed with insecticide - and slept under an insecticide-treated bed net - contracted malaria less often than those who just used a bed net.
Scientists looked to see if children sleeping in homes that had the walls sprayed with insecticide - and slept under an insecticide-treated bed net - contracted malaria >Professor Steve Durham University less often than those who just used a bed net.
Scientists looked to see if children sleeping in homes that had the walls sprayed with insecticide - and slept under an insecticide treated bed net - contracted malaria less often than those who just used a bed net.
The studies discussed above find that price was not a good targeting mechanism to allocate malaria prevention tools (bed nets), and in fact that higher prices prevent positive spillovers on disease transmission associated with large bed net coverage.
Out of 256 respondents interviewed, 231 (90.9%) responded that sleeping inside bed net could prevent mosquito bite.
Mean hole index as defined according to the new WHO bed Net hole index was 333, 114 and 381 for the 3 years, respectively, but the standard deviations are much larger than the means.