New drug may fight malaria with single dose

Lab tests have shown that a new malaria drug is twice as effective as the best medication against the global scourge and may fight it with just a single dose instead of multiple doses as at present.
Gary Posner, professor of chemistry at Johns Hopkins and his team explain that malaria continues to kill almost one million people worldwide annually, most of them children. The best treatment is the so-called artemisinin combination therapy (ACT).

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