Tu Youyou had been interested in science and medicine since she was a child, so when malaria started infecting people all over the world in 1969, she went to work finding a treatment.
Trained as a medical researcher in college and healed by traditional medicine techniques when she was young, Tu Youyou started experimenting with natural Chinese remedies.
The treatment she discovered through years of research and experimentation is still used all over the world today.
"This inspiring picture-book biography provides a much-needed counterpoint to harmful Sinophobic rhetoric around the origins of Covid-19...A compelling introduction to a passionate and tenacious Chinese researcher."—Kirkus Reviews
Hardcover | 32 pages | 21.34 x 26.09cm