Artemisinins still our best weapon against malaria, say experts

The powerful medicines known as artemisinins have plenty of mileage in them in the global fight against malaria, and concern about partial resistance has been overstated.

That’s the message in a piece published today by scientists and doctors to coincide with World Malaria Day.

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World Malaria Day video

St George's, University of London Principal, Professor Jenny Higham speaks to malaria expert Professor Sanjeev Krishna marking World Malaria Day and the work we are doing to tackle this global health problem.

Watch the video on the St George's YouTube channel