• Alexander C. R. Hammond

Heroes of Progress, Pt. 25: Tu Youyou

Introducing Tu Youyou, the scientist who discovered artemisinin - the core compound that's used to create extremely effective malaria-fighting drugs. Tu’s work is considered a breakthrough in 20th century tropical medicine. Since artemisinin’s discovery, the compound has been used to save tens of millions of lives worldwide.

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