UK top doctor says lack of Ebola vaccine is imoral

Britain’s top public health doctor says drugs firms are dragging their heels over finding a vaccine against Ebola. Professor John Ashton, president of the UK Faculty of Public Health, accuses the pharmaceutical industry of moral bankruptcy for failing properly to research the disease that has so far only infected Africa. Professor John Ashton compares drugs […]

Trade ministers work at US Africa summit

Trade ministers get down to business in Washington today where US President Barak Obama is welcoming the largest gathering of African leaders to his capital. They’re bent on getting an extension to the African Growth and Opportunity Act giving preferential access of their exports to US markets. The overwhelming bulk of South African goods going […]