众志成城  抗击疟疾

伦敦——

日本海啸,海地地震,以及卡特里娜飓风是人类近来遭受的最为严重的几起自然灾害。这些自然灾害以其惊人的破坏力夺去了数以万计的罹难者的生命,摧毁了很多重要的基础建筑,阻碍了经济的正常发展。在自然灾害面前,任何受灾国家都是平等的,而更令我们震撼的是这些受灾国家在应对灾难时所表现出的一致性。全球范围援助则如泉涌一般到达受灾地区,而这便是人类本性向善的有力佐证。

世界各国纷纷对身陷水深火热之中的人民伸出援手,表面上这似乎是人类内心深处道德的呼唤。但却也反映出一个令人不安的事实:如果一个危机仅是缓慢地侵蚀着人类的生命健康,而并非像上述自然灾害突然间带给人类巨大的损失,那么这种危机便很难引起如此大范围的关注度。

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