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Although the drugs which have been in general use are, in most cases, potent in terminating acute attacks of malaria, there are important limitations to their effectiveness and some untoward results attending their administration. Even before the War attempts had been initiated to find more satisfactory specifics. With the advent of the War, the necessity of maintaining armed forces in areas in which malaria is highly endemic as well as the loss of the Dutch East Indies, the only source of quinine in significant quantities, made the problem urgent and acute. Systematic attempts to produce and test new preparations were
C. PW. SOME SPECIFIC ANTIMALARIAL DRUGS. Ann Intern Med. ;29:746–751. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-4-746
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(4):746-751.
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