Letters: Nov. 28, 2005

How to Save a Life

Our profiles of heroic people whose energy and passion are making a difference in the fight against the world's most dangerous diseases garnered enthusiastic praise. But readers were also aware of the need to do more to save the lives of poor people at risk from preventable illnesses

Your report on the courageous efforts of common citizens around the world to fight appalling diseases in the poorest countries [Nov. 7] should be required reading for all. I especially recommend it to members of Congress. Instead of funding pork-barrel projects, why not finance completion of the malaria...

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