Scientists Report Progress on Malaria Treatment Tests

Scientists at the University of Cape Town in South Africa say they have tested a new experimental drug they believe could not only treat but also eradicate malaria, a deadly disease that strikes 200 million people each year. The compound has worked successfully in mice and monkeys. If it proves successful in humans, it could become a significant breakthrough in the treatment of the deadly disease. Zlatica Hoke has more.Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/a/scientists-report-progress-on-malaria-treatment-tests/3827613.html

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