Beating Malaria

Beating Malaria Mang We Tin with her feverish five-year-old son Hla Win Tun awaiting treatment at a clinic in Mawker Tie. Nicholas White and François Nosten have shown that artemisinin in combination with other drugs are 90% effective at fighting the scourge of the world. So why isn't everyone using it? By Merrill Goozner ARTICLE EXTRAS 1 Yet there is still little understanding of how artemisinin-based derivatives and the other drugs used i

Dec 1, 2006
Merrill Goozner
Beating Malaria

 

Mang We Tin with her feverish five-year-old son Hla Win Tun awaiting treatment at a clinic in Mawker Tie.

Nicholas White and François Nosten have shown that artemisinin in combination with other drugs are 90% effective at fighting the scourge of the world. So why isn't everyone using it?
By Merrill Goozner