A Chinese scientist named Tu Youyou was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine. She used traditional Chinese plant medicine to invent a new drug that treats malaria.
From 1946 to 1948, the US government sponsored secret medical experiments on soldiers, people with mental illnesses and prisoners in Guatemala. During the experiment, US government scientists infected almost 700 people in Guatemala with diseases.
A pediatric nurse, Leah Brown helps to care for children with severe disabilities.
Her jobs involve helping people in emergencies like accidents, near-drownings, heart trouble and more.
This March, a new drug was released in Africa for people suffering from malaria – a drug that is easy-to use, inexpensive, and very promising.