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Quinine: Malaria and the Quest for a Cure That Changed the World

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Quinine: The Jesuits discovered it. The Protestants feared it. The British vied with the Dutch for it, and the Nazis seized it. Because of quinine, medicine, warfare, and exploration were changed forever. For more than one thousand years, there was no cure for malaria. In 1623, after ten cardinals and hundreds of their attendants died in Rome ... Read More

Quinine: Malaria and the Quest for a Cure That Changed the World 2004, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060959005

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