Friday, January 23, 2009

Links: Ebola, Toilets and Corruption, Iodized Salt

Filipino tests positive for Ebola
From Reuters in Manila: "At least one person has tested positive for the Ebola-Reston virus in the Philippines, where the disease has broken out in pigs at two farms north of the capital, the government said on Friday."

Are Working Toilets A Good Anti-Corruption Indicator?
From the BBC's Mark Doyle: Reading official reports about corruption can be so boring. Doyle's lighthearted look at whether working toilets indicate progress against corruption in Sierra Leone.

The Challenge of Iodized Salt
From Alanna Shaikh, who just moved to Uzbekistan Tajikistan: A quick look at why it is so hard to make iodized salt universally available.

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