By: Jonathan Benson
Parents of dozens of African children severely injured by a combination meningitis vaccine known as MenAfriVac are demanding answers following a recent declaration by government officials that the vaccine was somehow not the culprit in the tragedy.
By: ABDI GULED
Islamic extremist rebels are fighting a campaign in Somalia to administer a polio vaccine, charging that it contains the virus that causes AIDS or could make children sterile, a battle of words that is frustrating health workers.
by DAVE LINDORFF
The Boston Marathon bombing has already demonstrated the best and the worst of America for all the world to see.
First, let’s talk about the best. When the bombs detonated, despite the shock and the horror of the blown-off legs and arms, and the blood on street and sidewalk, and without knowing what else might be coming, ordinary citizens jumped into action to try and help the gravely wounded and the dying. Average people with no experience in this kind of mayhem stepped up without hesitation to care for strangers, applying tourniquets, carrying people who couldn’t walk to hospital tents, or just holding a hand and calling for help.
One of the most prominent red flags of the alleged Sandy Hook school shooting massacre was the lack of grief by those (supposedly) directly involved.
We had already talked about this some time ago but now they seem to come to light things we have reported here:
By: Erin-Conway Smith
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA—When Madonna adopted daughter Mercy James from an orphanage in Malawi, a judge ruled that the adoption could go ahead, despite Madonna not being a resident, because of the pop star’s charitable work in the impoverished country.
Hunt for fugitive warlord Joseph Kony on hold because new government said to be not co-operating with African Union mission.
African troops in Central African Republic have suspended the hunt for the fugitive warlord Joseph Kony because the new government there is not co-operating with the mission, Uganda’s top military official said.