Research status and development of antimalarial drugs
Malaria is a disease that seriously harms human life and health. It is listed as one of the three most deadly infectious diseases in the world. Therefore,scientists have been devoted to the study of various kinds of effective antimalarial drugs. Quinine and chloroquine which are extracted from the bark of cinchona,anti-folate drugs,and artemisinin and its derivatives,have played a significant role in the treatment of malaria. Thia article reviewd the research status and development of the above-mentioned antimalarial drugs.