The rapid spread in Southeast Asia dangerous form of malaria that is not treatable by conventional means, may present a serious threat, reports the BBC.
This form of the disease, which experts have called «super malaria» originated in Cambodia, and later spread to Thailand, Laos and South Vietnam.
About the resistance of malaria parasites to the most common drugs, scientists say long.
In January of this year in the UK for the first time are unable to cure the four returned from Africa patients from malaria by conventional methods.
Malaria is one of the main causes of death among children in Africa. According to statistics, every two minutes in the world, malaria kills a child.
Recall, a few years ago were published studies showing that antibiotic-resistant infections such as E. coli, malaria and tuberculosis — by 2050 year, will kill 10 million people a year – more than now die from cancer.