• Researchers Uncover New Effective Drug to Fight Malaria

    27 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Pantothenamides stop the malaria parasite from multiplying in infected humans and from being transmitted to mosquitoes, and are effective against malaria parasites resistant to currently available drugs.
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  • Salmonella causing bloodstream infections in central Africa resistant to nearly all drugs

    Salmonella causing bloodstream infections in central Africa resistant to nearly all drugs

    27 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The first extensively drug-resistant strains of Salmonella Typhimurium, a pathogen which is responsible for millions of bloodstream infections per year in sub-Saharan Africa, have been identified in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Drug-resistance has increased in successive groups of S. Typhimurium over time. These new strains are resistant to all but one of the commonly available drugs in the DRC, with one sample showing reduced susceptibility to this final antibiotic.
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