Scientists wanted to use genetic editing to heal β-thalassemia – a genetic disease affecting the body’s ability to produce hemoglobin.
Scientists wanted to find out where most cases of cholera occurred in sub-Saharan Africa, to see where people are at the highest risk.
Shigellosis is a disease which kills more than half a million people every year. Scientists wanted to test the reliability of current Shigella diagnostics methods in Africa.
Scientists wanted to check if cleaner-burning stoves helped improve children’s health in Malawi. The results surprised them.