Friday, February 25, 2005
Why is there poverty in a world of plenty? One reason among many is that leaders in Nigeria refused to administer polio vaccines causing a steep rise in the epidemic. Here is the quote from the article that makes me sick to my stomach.
"Polio infections surged last year in Africa after Islamic leaders in northern Nigeria led a boycott against immunizations, claiming the polio vaccine was part of a U.S.-led plot to render Nigeria's Muslims infertile or infect them with AIDS."