Tags : Malaria


Researchers: Malaria Treatment Fails in Cambodia Due to Drug Resistance

Reuters LONDON—Malaria-carrying parasites in parts of Cambodia have developed resistance to a major drug used to treat the disease in Southeast Asia, according to research published on Thursday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.The drug piperaquine, used in combination with the drug artemisinin, has been the main form of malaria treatment in Cambodia since 2008. […]readmore


Scientists Warn That Climate Change Could Increase Malaria Cases

Malaria affects millions of people every year. A group of British scientists and U.S. researchers warned that climate change could bring a significant increase in cases of malaria around the world, as well as the spread of the disease to mountainous areas of Africa and South America. The study, published in the journal Science, says […]readmore