Ethiopian officials are about to deploy a drone that will unleash a hellfire of irradiated flies upon select parts of the country to combat disease.
Source: Ethiopia is fighting the spread of disease with a drone that drops irradiated tsetse flies
Read more about the threat of tsetse flies, and the diseases they spread, on WHO’s website.
Do more by thinking about the challenge of eradicating flies. Killing one in your kitchen is hard enough. Imagine trying to wipe out entire populations across miles of farmland. How would you go about it? Does Ethiopia’s approach make sense?
Act Now by donating to Practical Action in their campaign to provide fly traps to Kenya: