Mr. Arumugam is one of 28 people in Kuala Lumpur who get paid to sleep?
MV NIGHT SHOTS..as Mr. Arumugam searches for mosquitos with torch
CU Mr. Arumugam catches mosquitos (2 shots)
CU Mosquitos in test tube
SV & CU Medical Research Institute technician checks tube (3 shots)
SV & CU DITTO - looks through microscope and mosquito larvae (2 shots)
GV & SV Inspectors check possible breeding ground (3 shots)
GV & SV Sprayers take malaria prevention measures (6 shots)
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Background: Mr. Arumugam is one of 28 people in Kuala Lumpur who get paid to sleep on the job -- but by doing so the takes part in the city's anti-malaria programme. Six nights a week Mr. Arumugam and his colleagues sleep in a hut near a potential mosquito breeding ground. During the night, he gets up and traps mosquitos in a test-tube. The mosquitos are then sent to the Medical Research Institute for examination. If any are found to be rich in malaria, the area they came from is sprayed and cleaned to kill the larvae.