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First Advisor

Jill Rulfs

Second Advisor

Helen Vassallo

Date

2014

Abstract

Malaria is a parasitic disease impacting 3 billion people worldwide. The Plasmodium falciparum is drug resistant to 90% of antimalarial compounds. Artemisinin is being used in a variety of forms to treat Malaria, and the best way is in edible tablets created from organic Artemisia annua.

Keywords

Heal the World

Language

English

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Course

Heal the World

Program

Great Problems Seminar

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Analyzing Treatment Plans for Malaria Using Artemisia annua


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