The development and spread of drug-resistant malaria.

  title={The development and spread of drug-resistant malaria.},
  author={Walther Helmut Wernsdorfer},
  journal={Parasitology today},
  volume={7 11},
Resistance of Plasmodium falciparum to chloroquine has emerged in the late 1950s and has now conquered the large majority of areas where this species is endemic. Resistance to alternative drugs has already occurred in several parts of the world and has become a particularly serious problem in Thailand. Emergence and spread of resistance are the result of interactions between parasite, humans, vector and drugs, enhanced by particular ecological features. The control of malaria transmission by… CONTINUE READING

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