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  •  it gets recognized in each country when... (2+ / 0-)
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    RiveroftheWest, John Crapper

    ... that country has a large enough public health crisis.

    Europe got the message due to the Plague and then due to cholera epidemics.  America got the message due to the epidemics breaking out in major cities.  Most of this happened in the late 19th - early 20th centuries.

    Since India is a huge geographic area, with a huge population, it would logically take a numerically bigger crisis to put this on the map.  That may be happening right now as the dimensions of the problem are understood.

    GOTV as if your life depends on it, because somebody's life does.

    by G2geek on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 10:24:34 PM PDT

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