Malaria in Cambodia on Sky and PBS News

Fighting malaria in the remote reaches of Cambodia

PBS video on malaria in Cambodia

Malaria causes nearly half a million deaths worldwide every year. Ninety percent of them are in sub-Saharan Africa, where poor infrastructure limits delivery of drugs. But now there is worry that those drugs are losing effectiveness as disease strains become resistant. PBS News Hour special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Cambodia, where scientists are researching and tracking new outbreaks.

The rise of antimalarial resistance in Cambodia

Sky News - Doctors in Northern Cambodia are trialling a new drug combination therapy in a bid to stop the spread of drug resistant strains of malaria.