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Malaria kills more than half a million and affects over 225 million people every year.

Artemisinin, a compound derived from the leaves of the annual wormwood Artemisia annua, can be used as a treatment of malaria and other diseases.Following a number of groundbreaking clinical trials, Professor Sir Nick White and his colleagues successfully demonstrated the effectiveness of artemisinin in the treatment of malaria. They also pioneered artemisinin-combination therapy (ACT), the most effective and fast-acting malaria treatment in the world.

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