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Old 04-26-2011, 05:32 PM   #1
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Arrow Antimalarial trees in East Africa threatened with extinction

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Old 04-26-2011, 09:32 PM   #2
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Today, the world's newest, most-effective therapeutic treatment for malaria also comes from a plant, the Artemisia annua shrub.


Nice to know....its growing in my garden.
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Today, the world's newest, most-effective therapeutic treatment for malaria also comes from a plant, the Artemisia annua shrub.
I will go with preventative over therapeutic.

Bednets.
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