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Karl B. Seydel, M facts about drugs .D., Ph.D., Samuel D. Kampondeni, M.B., Ch.B., Clarissa Valim, M.D., D.Sc., Michael J. Potchen, M.D., Danny A. Milner, M.D., Francis W. Muwalo, A.D.I.T., Gretchen L. Birbeck, M.D., William G. Bradley, M.D., Ph.D., Lindsay L. Fox, M.D., Simon J. Glover, F.R.C.Ophth., Colleen A. Hammond, A.S., Robert S. Heyderman, F.R.C.P., Ph.D., Cowles A. Chilingulo, B.Sc., Malcolm E. Molyneux, F.Med.Sci., and Terrie E. Taylor, D.O.: Brain Swelling and Death in Kids with Cerebral Malaria Despite latest advances in treatment, prevention, and control, malaria remains a major scourge.1 Quinine, the mainstay of treatment for cerebral malaria for 300 years, has been supplanted by artesunate,2,3 but despite faster parasite clearance with artesunate, the case fatality rate among African children with cerebral malaria treated with artesunate remains high at 18 percent.3 Improvements in community-based care shall help to prevent cerebral malaria, but additional advancements in the treating hospitalized patients will most likely need adjunctive therapies targeting crucial pathogenetic mechanisms.