Leprosy colonies have been established for centuries; quarantining people afflicted with the disease and condemning them as cursed. Now there is a cure for Leprosy, yet there still isn’t a concentrated effort to eradicate the disease.
Maybe we should think about a whole lot of things before placing my nephew’s need for a plastic dinosaur with his chicken nuggets on the list.
Now there is a machine that can find 80% (medicines with impurities, less than the right amount of active ingredients and flat-out fakes) of the counterfeit medicines on the market.
I subscribe the Daily Mail’s Health RSS for my day job. Most of the time, the notoriously awful rag’s headlines prompt nothing more than annoyance or an eyeroll so hard that I truly fear that my eyes will be permanently stuck that way, but I think this one takes the cake.
Using the year 2010, the last year for which there is detailed FBI data and information from the World Health Organization, the page also breaks down information by gun type, ethnicity, sex, age, region and how many victims were at a single site.
The reasons are interlocking social and economic issues.