It took mere moments. A baby’s small open mouth and a drop of liquid. A baby’s warm arm and a small injection. It took that to save the lives of the babies born that year in my village, and in the villages around us and those far from us, in Calabar and Enugu and Kaduna.
From Olikoye, a new short story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, written for an anthology about vaccination. Anti-vaccination campaigners make me want to poke my eyes out with a fork.