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Nosten François; van Vugt, Michèle
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases: December 1996
Antimicrobial agents:viral/parasitic: PDF Only

Hopes for the imminent discovery of a vaccine for malaria have receded and drugs will remain of central importance in the treatment of malaria for the foreseeable future. The number of drugs available, however, is very small and the resistance of plasmodium falciparum is rapidly developing. A coherent stratrgy for the deployement of antimalarial drugs is urgently needed.

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