Africa: Haunting Forest Spirits – Is Mother Nature Striking Back?

[IPS] Stockholm / Rome -Epidemic diseases are not random events that afflict societies capriciously and without warning, on the contrary, every society produces its own specific vulnerabilities. To study them is to understand the importance of a society's structure, its standard of living, and its political priorities. [… ] Epidemics are a mirror, they show who we really are: Our ethics, beliefs, and socio-economic relationships. – Frank Snowden 1Read the Original Article