Monday, February 26, 2007


I found these developments interesting. I felt like posting them here, as a pause for breath between posts about my own life...

¨Scaremongering hurts polio battle in Muslim countries¨

Tens of thousands of children in several countries, including Egypt, Nigeria and Pakistan, are not getting vaccinated against polio because Muslim leaders are spreading false rumors that the inoculation is an U.S. plot to sterilize the Islamic population, CBS News reports. Health experts say this politically motivated scaremongering only serves to spread the paralyzing and potentially deadly disease. CBS (2/23)

Same sex unions legalised in Mexico:

Coahuila, has become the first of Mexico’s 31 states to legalise same sex unions. Next month Mexico City will follow suit.

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