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Malaria Strain Resistant to Drugs Found in Uganda

Submitted by qobryan on October 1, 2021 - 12:41 PM

The scientific community is concerned of signs that a drug resistant form of malaria has been found in Uganda. These concerns are increased based on testing and which shows that by 2019 nearly 20 percent of samples taken had mutations suggesting that treatment was ineffective, causing the patient to take longer to recover from the illness.

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