Experts warn of drug-resistant malaria threat

A Thai health official takes a blood sample from a child's finger for a malaria test at a malaria clinic in Bong Ti Lang village, near the Thai-Myanmar border. Photo: EPA

Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in Asia, experts warned, as a high-level conference opened yesterday with the aim of hammering out an action plan to strengthen the region's response.

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Stiff resistance

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No fairytale ending to the story of Resistance hero and Nazi camp child

A fleeting night of love in a hideout in rural France in the tempest of the second world war. A French child born nine months later in a Nazi labour camp. Two men, searching for each other decades later, both with the same name, perhaps long-lost father and son.

It seemed a lovely story with all the makings of a fairytale ending.

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The Resistance hero and the Nazi camp child; are they lasting casualties of war?

It was a cautious and polite appeal from a man with a big hole in his past. But it was an emotional bombshell. 'Excuse me if I'm wrong in making this connection,' wrote Robert Nant in 1975 in a letter to a man he'd never met, a man old enough to be his father, a man also called Robert Nant.

'I wondered,' he said in the note, 'if you are, perhaps, a member of my family.'

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