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Malaria parasites 'resist drugs'


International scientists say they have found the first evidence of resistance to the world's most effective drug for treating malaria. Correspondent Jill McGivering reports from Cambodia on why the region has become a nursery for drug resistant strains of the disease. Professor Brian Greenwood, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, discusses how hard a new strain of the disease would be to contain.

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