2 Studies Offer New Insights From The Front Lines Of Battle Against Malaria – Health News – redOrbit

A pair of provocative studies in the July 2012 issue of The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (AJTMH) provides a window into the intense ground war now underway against malaria. In one review, researchers offer new evidence supporting indoor insecticide spraying as a way to dramatically reduce malaria deaths. In another study, scientists in Mali simultaneously affirm the effectiveness of a critical drug to treat malaria infection in the West African malaria “hot zone” amidst concerns that it may follow the path of its predecessors and succumb to resistant parasites already being detected in other parts of the world.

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