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Scientists are racing to stamp out the disease in southeast Asia before unstoppable strains spread.Read more
A form of malaria dubbed, “super malaria,” because of its resistance to standard treatment, has spread to Southeast Asia for the first time creating an alarming global threat.Read more
In the parts of the world where malaria still rears its ugly head, the sometimes-deadly parasitic disease is mostly controlled and bested by a class of drugs called artemisinins. But a new study shows pockets of drug-resistant malarial outbreaks have been cropping up throughout Southeast Asia.
The new study, which also noted drug-resistant infections in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, was published this week in the …..