Common Malaria Treatment Might Not Fully Treat Some Children, Pregnant Women, Study Shows

VOA News: Malaria Drug May Fall Short for Children, Pregnant Women
“The most widely used antimalarial therapy may not fully treat some children and pregnant women, according to a new study. These patients’ bloodstreams contained lower concentrations of one active ingredient compared to adults who aren’t pregnant. … But experts say this study alone is not enough to warrant changing treatment recommendations…” (Baragona, 6/12).

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