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Alleged Fake CIA Vaccination Campaign Undermines Medical Care Doctors Without Borders Condemns Use of Medical Aid for Military Objectives; Reported Ruse Risks Damaging Trust Critical for Health Workers and Humanitarian Aid NEW YORK, JULY 14, 2011—The United States government’s alleged misuse of a vaccination campaign in Pakistan for counter-terrorism purposes constitutes a dangerous abuse of medical care, which threatens the trust essential for health agencies and humanitarian aid workers to provide lifesaving medical services, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. “The mere suggestion that the provision of medical care was carried out under false pretenses damages public perception of the true purpose of medical action,” said Dr. Unni Karunakara, MSF’s international president. “With all populations in crisis, it is challenging enough for health agencies and humanitarian aid workers to gain access to, and the trust of, communities—
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course BUISNESS ab202 taught by Professor Millazzo during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.

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