Rectal artemisin derivative for initial control of malaria

There is this interesting article in todays BMC Infectious disease which had my attention. the featured article says Rectal artemisinins rapidly reduce malaria viral loadBMC Infectious Diseases 2008, 8:39 Artemisinins administered as rectal suppositories, particularly artesunate as a single high dose, reduce malaria parasite load within 24 hours without serious adverse effects, offering an alternative […]