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Search Is On For New Slate Of Malaria ‘Wonder Drugs’

Devex: Complete cure
Martin Edlund, CEO of Malaria No More

“…With hundreds of millions of people infected with malaria around the globe every year, effective treatment may be the difference between ending the disease and humanitarian disaster. … Our current front-line treatments for malaria, called artemisinin-based combination therapies, underscore the arms race between science and parasite. ACTs have been wildly successful in saving lives — a true wonder drug by any definition — but their effectiveness may also be cut short by resistance. … The good news is we’re well on our way to making a new slate of wonder drugs (or ‘one-der’ drugs) a reality…” (10/8).