Posts Tagged ‘sleeping sickness’

President Barack Obama’s paternal step-grandmother, Sarah Obama, 87, will help eradicate the tsetse fly, an insect that causes sleeping sickness, or trypanosomiasis. She was given a spray pump and insecticide by African Union representatives during a visit to her Kenyan village (Kogelo) last month to treat 3,000 animals. Yes, animals can be infected with the disease, just like humans. According […]