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UN Supports Chinese Herbal Drug in Fight Against Malaria - 2004-06-02


The United Nation has decided to support a traditional Chinese medicine as a way to fight malaria. The drug is called artemisinin. It comes from a plant called the sweet wormwood.

Chinese researchers discovered artemisinin more than thirty years ago. Test took place in the early nineteen-nineties in Vietnam. The country had a malaria crisis at that time. The drug helped reduce the rate of deaths by ninety-seven percent.

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