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By Stephanie Nebehay
GENEVA, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Drug-resistant malaria could
spread from southeast Asia to Africa within months, putting
millions of children's lives at risk, a leading expert warned on
Nicholas White, professor of tropical medicine at Mahidol
University in Bangkok, called for a war before it is too late on
the malaria strain resistant to the drug artemisinin that first
emerged along the Thai-Cambodian border in 2007.
This longer-to-treat form of malaria is suspected of
breaking out along the Thai-Myanmar frontier and in a province