Epidemics and satellites

21 April 2006

Africa continues to be afflicted by epidemics of various kinds. The European Space Agency's Epidemio Project has brought a new weapon to help fight such diseases. How satellites can help health workers and scientists on the ground is the subject of this week’s EuroNews.

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