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WHO and UNICEF aren’t trying to clandestinely sterilize African women with tetanus vaccines

The fact that I have to write this post is sad enough, but the fact that I am writing it because ongoing recycling of erroneous claims of secret sterilization campaigns in Africa come from a physician is even worse. This tetanus vaccine causes sterilization and miscarriages falsehood was in the news last year and was/is curiously … Continue reading

There is no mother’s day in Africa

As we celebrate Mother’s Day we should give a thought to our sisters in Africa. For today, like every day, almost 1,500 of them will die doing what we took for granted: giving birth. The statistics are sobering. Half of the worldwide 600,000 maternal deaths occur in Africa, a continent with 12% of the population. … Continue reading

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