[[So who can complain about mere money when GOOD WORKS are being accomplished.]]
Precisely- to oppose the amounts spent while other serious diseases go unfunded- diseases which people get through no fault of their own btw, is to be seen as ‘opposing good works’ and htose who do, are labelled as ‘uncaring’, or homophobes- and don’t ever dare bring up the fact that these folks put others at risk every day- people who certainly don’t deserve top have their lives ruined because people can’t control themselves- Per usual, the cause celebrity activism goes toward funding lifestyle diseases while villifying good people suffering diseases which they have no control over
“Africa's Malaria Death Toll Still “Outrageously High”Afshin Molavi
for National Geographic News
June 12, 2003
As international attention is riveted by fears over Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), an older and far more deadly disease quietly ravages Africa: malaria. Malaria kills more than a million people worldwide each year90 percent of them in Africa; 70 percent children under the age of five.”
Yet effective means, DDT, of preventing malaria spread and infection only costs a few dollars per person per year. But where are the “Malaria Quilts” and ribbons on trees?