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More Focused Approach Needed To Eliminate Malaria, Avoid Drug Resistance, Researchers Say

Wall Street Journal: A Warning From the Heart of Malaria Research
“…[Dr. Nick White, chair of the Wellcome Trust Southeast Asian tropical medicine research units,] and others again are gravely concerned that without a push for eradication soon, enough malarial parasites will become resistant to artemisinin that elimination of the disease will become impossible. Therefore, he says, a more radical approach must take place, one beyond the usual strategy of detecting and treating sick people. He calls the next five years critical…” (Wang, 2/9).

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