Nobel Prize Winning Drug Ivermectin May Fight Malaria

Resurrecting old drugs for unmet medical needs—known more formally as drug repurposing—was an important message in the Nobel Prize for Medicine earlier this month. It came up today, too, with the intriguing study showing that the antiparasitic drug, ivermectin, appears promising for disrupting malaria transmission.

William Campbell, 85, and biochemist Satoshi Omura of Japan share half […]