A View From The Ground: Thailand Confronts Drug-Resistant Malaria

Posted on the December 18th, 2012 under Business News by admin

Global deaths from malaria have dropped sharply in the past decade, thanks in part to powerful drugs called artemisinins. But on the border between Thailand and Myanmar, doctors are starting to see cracks in artemisinin’s armor. The medicine is working more slowly, and sometimes not at all.

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