Audio Journal of Global Health Issues: Chloroquine for Malaria: Could It Make a Comeback?

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Audio Journal of Global Health Issues: Chloroquine for Malaria: Could It Make a Comeback?
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Chris Plowe

CHRIS PLOWE, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore

REFERENCE: N Engl J Med 2006; 355:1955-66
In Malawi chloroquine was taken out of use in 1993 because its failure rate was so high. However, a new study performed there shows that it works again – with an efficacy of 99 per cent. Chris Plowe of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore told Derek Thorne about these dramatic results.

[audio:https://www.audiomedica.com/podcasting/global_health/061130ploweGLOBHEALTH.mp3]

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