Posts Tagged ‘artemisinin resistance’

The Future of Malaria: Rising Rates of Resistance and a Potential New Hope

Posted by • July 30th, 2014

What do Emperor Charles V, Thomas Jefferson, and King Tut all have in common?  Each historical figure is thought to have suffered from malaria at some point during his life. Plasmodium, malaria’s causative organism, is known as much for its effects on great civilizations and their leaders as for its present world-wide disease burden.  Yearly, it… Read More…