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Drug Resistant Malaria in West Myanmar

Concern is rising in western Myanmar over the possibility that malaria has mutated and is now immune to the antimalarial drug artemisinin, the frontline treatment against the disease. In an article carried in ... Read More...
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Malaria Parasite Feared to be Mutating

As was probably inevitable, the parasites carried by mosquitos in Southeast Asia are mutating genetically to become resistant to the most popular drug used to combat malaria, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine, causing deep concern tha... Read More...