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Chloroquine sensitive malaria returns to Malawi

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 16 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1064

Back in 1993, Malawi was the first country in Africa to abandon chloroquine as a treatment for malaria. It had stopped working because of widespread chloroquine resistance and was replaced by sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine. But after an absence of 12 years, the parasite sensitive to chloroquine seems to be …

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