Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains
15 December 2017 | 3:30 pm
Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, the Thai border town of Bo Rai has found itself on a new front line - against drug-resistant malaria strains which threaten to reverse the global fight against the disease.
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