Pandemics, Plagues and Politics
Produced by Janet Tobias Umbreen Butt
By Clyde Haberman
Most Americans, it seems safe to say, derived a healthy measure of satisfaction from the news in 2011 that a team of Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden. The cheers faded soon enough, however, for one group: public health professionals. That’s because killing the archterrorist had the unintended consequence of undermining their campaign to finally wipe polio off the face of the earth. Click to continue.
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