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A Photo Story: The History of Malaria Treatment

From Legends to Modern Treatments


19th century quinine preparation. Photo: Quique Bassat.

Malaria is older than humankind. This parasitic disease, which has killed millions of people, is believed to have affected hosts as far back as the dinosaurs.

This special monograph on the history of malaria treatment features photographs from the personal collection of Quique Bassat, head of the Malaria Programme at ISGlobal.

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