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Social Change | Development

September 28 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm

The Social Change and Development (SCAD) Working Group invites you to the first meeting of the year on Monday, September 28th from 12:50-1:45pm!

Talk: Artemisia annua and COVID-19

Speaker: Sarah Staub, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida

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To kick off this year’s emphasis on health, Sarah will share on-going research on the herbal medicine Artemisia annua​ and new developments as organizations and governments in Africa and globally explore this verified malaria treatment as a possible treatment for COVID-19. Following her presentation there will be time for questions and discussion. We will also go over the other planned events for this semester. If you are interested in SCAD and/or health, please take our brief survey so we can get to know you better! Available here:



September 28
12:50 pm - 2:00 pm
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