Somalia Famine: Measles Epidemic Hits Mogadishu

On our first trip back to Somalia since the end of July, we head toward the newest center of gravity in this crisis, Mogadishu's hospital. The problem is no longer just the famine, it's what comes with it when hunger weakens children's tiny frames. There is a crowd of people outside Banadir Hospital and measles is one of the main reasons parents are bringing their children. Inside the hospital, there is a crush of families waiting for help. Dr. Shafie Gimal, one of only four doctors seeing...Full Story
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