Artemisinin-Resistant Malaria Threatens India

According to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, the dangerous, artemisinin-resistant malaria is clawing at the borders of India and Myanmar.Go to articleFrom the article abstract:SummaryBackgroundEmergence of artemisinin resistance in southeast Asia poses a serious threat to the global control of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Discovery of the K13 marker has transformed approaches to the monitoring … Continue reading Artemisinin-Resistant Malaria Threatens India

Monkeys Mar Malaysia’s March Against Malaria

Plasmodium knowlesi, a simian malariogenic parasite, has crossed the species borders and is rapidly emerging as a major public health problem in Malaysia, threatening to derail the achievements of a century-old malaria control program.