Global organ harvesting a booming black market business; a kidney harvested every hour
In this age of instant, mass communication, it’s hard to cover up virtually anything, and yet there’s one story that has yet to be told on a wide scale – how organ trafficking has ballooned into a global business and that the practice is so widespread, one organ is sold every hour.
That’s according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which said recently in a report that there are new fears the illegal organ trade may once again be rising.
Here’s the way the process is supposed to work, at least in the U.S.:
According to the OrganDonor.gov Web site, which is operated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the first part is for people to actually enroll as donors, and this generally happens on the state level. «Most often this happens when obtaining or renewing a driver’s license or by going on-line Συνέχεια
Meet the Greek Leader Who Sent Global Markets Reeling
The man behind much of Tuesday’s market selloff is a 37-year-old Greek named Alexi Tsipras, the leader of the Coalition for the Radical Left.
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Left Coalition Party Leader, Alexis Tsipras