Southeast Asia | Spread of malaria resistance spurs debate on fighting disease
A file shot of a baby under a mosquito net in the southern Philippines.  Scientists in Bangkok have warned that resistance to key anti-malaria drugs has spread across mainland Southeast Asia. Photo: Reuters/ Jorge Silva
A file shot of a baby under a mosquito net in the southern Philippines. Scientists in Bangkok have warned that resistance to key anti-malaria drugs has spread across mainland Southeast Asia. Photo: Reuters/ Jorge Silva

Spread of malaria resistance spurs debate on fighting disease

Leading scientists in Bangkok have revealed that a 'superbug' resistant to artemisinin and partner drugs used to fight malaria has spread right across mainland Southeast Asia

September 26, 2017 1:13 PM (UTC+8)
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