Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to Tu Youyou & Qing Hao!!

This week the Nobel prize in medicine went to a Chinese woman, To Youyou, who used this herb, Qing Hao (sweet wormwood or Artemisia Annua) to create a modern anti- malaria drug that has saved countless lives. This herb has been used for malaria for centuries! And Tu had sourced it from ancient medical texts.  For more on this “discovery” Read the article in New Scientist here

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