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Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test

Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test

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A Ugandan inventor has won a major prize for a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Brian Gitta, 24, won the Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize for a device that detects tell-tale signs of malaria by shining a red beam of light on the patient's finger. The diagnosis is ready …

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