The country is going bizerke over Swine flu. But there are so many things that could be done to improve sanitation and health in the country….instead they’re installing more temperature-reading devices at the airport.
Hand soap in bathrooms are rare. Paper towels are even rarer — the drying device of choice is the hot air blower. These, of course, almost never get the job done, so people are disinclined to want to wash their hands in the first place.
Then there’s food cleanliness — in particular cleanliness of plates and dishes and tables. This is an area of weakness all over the third world.