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The threat of artemisinin resistant malaria in Southeast Asia.

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Fifty years ago it was becoming clear that the enormous global effort to eradicate malaria had failed. There were also an increasing number of worrying reports that the wonder drug chloroquine was not working as it should against falciparum malaria in parts of South-East Asia and South America. Chloroquine resistance spread slowly at first, but by 1979 it had reached the Eastern coastline of Africa, and by 1992 it had crossed the entire continent. Chloroquine could no longer be relied upon to...

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Reviewed (Other)
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10.1016/j.tmaid.2016.11.016

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
6
Pages:
548-550
Publication date:
2016-11-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-29
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ISSN:
1873-0442
Pubs id:
pubs:666485
URN:
uri:749abee2-d977-445d-919c-748034980b7f
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uuid:749abee2-d977-445d-919c-748034980b7f
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pubs:666485
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English
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