A cure for Malaria

Wednesday 05th, September 2012 / 10:46 Written by


(eufrika) – South Africa’s Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor announced on Tuesday that a new drug to treat Malaria will start clinical trials. What is special about this new drug is that it promises to cure all strains of malaria with a single dose. If this proves to be true during the clinical trials it will be a breakthrough in the fight against a disease that kills a million people a year in Africa alone.

Read the whole story at Independent Online: The Holy Grail of malaria cures?

The Mail & Guardian also reports on the finds: New malaria drug excites researchers

The Citizen talks about the importance of funding for the fight against malaria: Malaria control needs adequate funds: minister

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