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Large proportion of antimalarial drugs fail chemical and packaging analysis

In Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, 35% of antimalarial drugs failed chemical analysis, highlighting the need to identify and prevent criminal production and distribution of antimalarial drugs, according to a recent analysis of published and unpublished studies. Malaria is an endemic infection in 106 countries, including India. Although infection rates… 

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Study examines trends in global malaria mortality in India between 1980 and 2010; physicians can play an important public health role

In recent years, Dinghra et al estimated annual malaria deaths in India at 205,000, while  the World Health Organization’s (WHO) estimates were 15,000, triggering extreme debate. Reducing  malaria deaths to zero by 2015 is a goal of the UN Secretary-General. Numerous developments can now assist in reassessing more timely malaria… 

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