Wellcome Trust [to 4 February 2017]
News / Published: 3 February 2017
Drug-resistant bugs threaten global malaria control
A new strain of multidrug-resistant malaria parasites has spread across parts of South-east Asia, according to a study published this week.
Wellcome researchers reporting in The Lancet found a strain of the malaria type called Plasmodium falciparum that is resistant to the most effective treatment drugs. This has spread widely through parts of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia…