Saturday, May 20, 2023

Good News

 Good news is in short supply, mainly because it doesn't push papers media. But there is some great news out there and this is one.

Worms still infect more than 1.5 billion people - I am assuming mainly in Africa. It causes elephantiasis, which leads to divorce and massive pain. When the Rockefeller foundation eradicated it in the American south, test scores went up and childhood diseases went down.

This decline has been greatly support by United States organizations and other non-profits. In particular, the Hellen Keller Foundation, supported by the End Fund, also working hard is U.S.A.I.D. For $1 dollar we can keep 50 children and adults worm free. It costs more than $24 to keep one US Dog worm free for a year.

The article

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