The first edition of the artwork was made especially for the charity Malaria No More. See image above of Bono promoting ‘Malaria No More’ charity and auction of Jerram’s Malaria sculpture. This work has recently been on display in the Museum of Art and Design, NYC and at the Heller Gallery.
PP- Artemisinin contains two oxygen atoms hooked together that break down in the presence of iron, by creating very reactive free radicals that kill malaria parasites and cancer cells. Both cancer cells and malaria parasites sequester iron, accumulating as much as 1000 times what normal cells store. Giving artemisinin to people with malaria or cancer results in destruction of these abnormal cells and leaves normal cells unaffected. Making artemisinin a cancer killing bomb!
NIH Explores Connection Between Ebola Survival and Co-Infection with Malaria Parasites http://www.sciencetotal.com/news/2016-08-nih-explores-connection-between-ebola-survival-and-co-infection-with-malaria-parasites/