New Type Of Resistant Malaria Appears On Thai-Burmese Border
by: Richard Knox, NPR, April 5, 2012 5:04:00 pm
Malaria parasites resistant to the last, best drug treatment, called artemisinin combination therapy, or ACT, are infecting people along the border of Thailand and Myanmar. And it arose independently of the resistant malaria found in Cambodia. Now health workers face a two-front war.