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Changing clinical profile of malaria in Indian children

Summary Malaria remains a major public health problem in India and is considered to be an important cause of morbidity due to infectious disease in Indian children. A significant number of childhood deaths can be prevented by timely identification and management of malaria. Severe malaria is most commonly caused in… 

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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and prevent criminal production and distribution of antimalarial drugs, according to a recent analysis of published and unpublished studies.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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