CNN Discusses Drug-Resistant Malaria, Disease Elimination Efforts In SE Asia
CNN: Scientists race to eliminate malaria as ‘wonder drug’ loses its powers
“… A river that can be crossed in a rickety boat is no barrier to a parasite that rides in the salivary glands of mosquitoes or the red blood cells of humans. … History tells us what happens next. Over the last century, almost every frontline antimalarial drug — chloroquine, sulfadoxine, pyrimethamine — has become obsolete because of defiant parasites…” (Yong, 3/25).