In 2010, Malaria Killed 660,000 People, And Now It’s Resistant to the Drugs We Use to Fight It | Smart News

The new strain, first identified in 2008, is resistant to artemisinin, a “frontline drug in the fight against malaria,” the BBC writes. Since it was first discovered, the resistant version of malaria has spread around Southeast Asia.

via In 2010, Malaria Killed 660,000 People, And Now It’s Resistant to the Drugs We Use to Fight It | Smart News.

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