Seventy-five years of Resochin® in the fight against malaria

  title={Seventy-five years of Resochin® in the fight against malaria},
  author={M. Jensen and H. Mehlhorn},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  • M. Jensen, H. Mehlhorn
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Parasitology Research
  • The four different forms of human malaria have threatened humanity since time immemorial and to this day, they exact a death toll of one to three million people annually. Synthetic anti-malarial agents have been in development since early 1900. Perhaps the most successful and widely used drug, Resochin® (chloroquine), was discovered 75 years ago; for a long time, it was the drug of choice and to this day, it is still used in many regions of the world as a reliable treatment against simpler… CONTINUE READING
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