Malaria Parasite Becoming Resistant to Most-Effective Medicine

Drug Intervention: Malaria Parasite Becoming Resistant to Most-Effective Medicine

Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the emergence of parasites, along the Thai-Cambodia border, that are resistant to the medicine artemisinin and could seriously undermine global malaria control. The recent shift from drugs that were failing to the highly effective artemisinin-based combination therapies allowed great progress in fighting malaria, one of the world’s major killers.
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