Modern medicines can be lifesavers. But they don't do much good if patients can't get them.
And, these days, drug shortages are a real problem. Turns out that a record number of medicines — to treat conditions ranging from cancer to life-threatening infections — are in short supply, the Washington Postreports.
There were shortages of 211 drugs last year, three times the number in 2006.
To talk about the reaction of the Arab world to Osama Bin Laden's death, Renee Montagne talks to Rami Khouri, an international affairs analyst at the American University of Beirut. He's also the editor-at-large of the Beirut–based Daily Star newspaper
Ambassador John Negroponte served in the Bush administration as the permanent representative to the United Nations from 2001 to 2004. He was ratified by the Senate as U.S. ambassador to the U.N. on Sept. 15, 2001, four days after the Sept. 11 attacks.