Drug-Resistant Malaria Found Throughout Southeast Asia
NPR: Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads Across Southeast Asia
“Back in 2008, doctors in Cambodia made a worrisome discovery. They were having a hard time curing some people of malaria. … Malaria had evolved resistance to the last medicine we have against it, a drug called artemisinin. … A study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine found that artemisinin-resistant malaria is common throughout mainland Southeast Asia…” (Doucleff, 8/5).
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