Drug-resistant malaria presents 'huge threat'

February 20, 2015 8:34 AM

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Drug-resistant malaria presents 'huge threat'

Drug-resistant malaria has been detected at the Myanmar-India border and now poses an "enormous threat" to global health, scientists have said, according to the BBC.

The ability of the malaria parasite to shrug off the effects of artemisinin has been spreading since it emerged in South East Asia.

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