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Malaria parasites 'resist drugs'

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posted on May, 29 2009 @ 03:47 AM
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Malaria parasites 'resist drugs'


news.bbc.co.uk

International scientists say they have found the first evidence of resistance to the world's most effective drug for treating malaria.

They say the trend in western Cambodia has to be urgently contained because full-blown resistance would be a global health catastrophe.

Drugs are taking longer to clear blood of malaria parasites than before.

This is an early warning sign of emerging resistance to a disease which kills a million people every year.
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posted on May, 29 2009 @ 03:47 AM
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Two teams of scientists, working on separate clinical trials, have reported seeing the disturbing evidence that the drugs are becoming much less effective.

There is particular concern because previous generations of malaria drugs have been undermined by resistance which started in this way, in this part of the world, our correspondent reports.


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posted on May, 29 2009 @ 04:14 AM
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That is just swell, I just posted this thread, and one might ask,
Whazzz Upp ??

Is this coincidences ? It is the over use of anti biotics that are the caus.
It makes disease resistent to drugs, 'Micro Evolution' this ..

I just posted this thread: New Virus Lujo



posted on May, 29 2009 @ 04:32 AM
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an old wifes tale from the sticks over here,
use some paraffin a tea spoon sweeten with potchin take oraly and it gives patient blood poising (not deadly) and kills infected parasites, problem solved, worked when i was a boy,...



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