PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA—Scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are working along the Thai-Cambodian border: the ‘epicentre’ of resistance to artemisinin combination therapy — the newest, and so far most effective, treatment for malaria. Dr Shunmay Yeung talks about the importance of collecting scientific data rigorously to document what is happening — not only for the benefit of Cambodians but for the good of other countries facing similar threats.
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