Malaria is History in This Part of the World

Jul 21 , 2021 | Social Good

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Malaria is one of the biggest challenges in the world, claiming 409,000 lives in 2019 alone. But in China, the disease has been eliminated, even though it was endemic for much of the 20th century. Our Host James Chau looks at the progress over decades, and how the efforts of scientists including Tu Youyou — the first Chinese woman to win a Nobel Prize — is creating a global turnaround against malaria.


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