The world is ganging up on India to destroy it's "medical tourism" industry...
The issue was also raised in India's parliament, with angry MPs questioning the Lancet study, saying it was funded by pharmaceutical multi-national companies.And I suppose McDonalds & Burger King are responsible for "Delhi-Belly."
"When India is emerging as a medical tourism destination, this type of news is unfortunate and may be a sinister design of multi-national companies," MP SS Ahluwalia of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party said.
Indian medical tourism industry is growing rapidly and is estimated to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
UPDATE: In other "alien abduction" news...
-- MUMBAI -- Indian doctors warned earlier this year about the threat from a new multi-drug resistant "superbug" -- months before a British study that New Delhi has condemned for scaremongering.Oops.
A team of researchers from a leading private hospital in Mumbai came to similar conclusions as the British study, which warned that foreigners coming to India for cut-price treatment could pick up NDM-1 and spread it worldwide.