Nicole Abene

Anti-Malaria Bodysuit to Repel Mosquitos Created By African Scientist, Designer

by , 05/13/12

malaria, mosquito nets, Cornell University, Frederick Ochanda, Matilda Ceesay, wearable technology, design for health, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, Africa, mosquitoes

Fashion is probably the last thing you thought you could fight off malaria with, but this anti-malaria bodysuit is stylish while it repels mosquitos that could carry the disease.  Created by a Cornell University scientist from Kenya and a Gambian designer, this purple-and-gold hooded bodysuit was actually  treated with insecticides. Click ahead to read more about this innovative, life-saving outfit and what’s next for the geniuses behind it.

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