Malaria's drug-resistance genes found

The genetic mutations which allow Malaria to avoid drug treatment have been found.
16 November 2016
Presented by Liam Messin

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Malaria parasites in Cambodia are showing resistance to the front line drug Piperaquine making current treatment useless and putting lives at risk. Dr Roberto Amato, and his team, uncovered the genetic basis for this resistance; he took Liam Messin through the study starting with how they collected parasite samples.

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