"Band Aid image is starving children in Africa", warns Oxfam as charity says people are no longer moved by continent"s problems

Images of starving Africans is putting off people giving money to continent: 'Band Aid image' counter-productive, warns Oxfam British public is desensitised to images of hunger, drought and diseaseOnly one in five believe they can play an active role in ending hunger Advertising portrayals branded 'depressing, manipulative and hopeless' | UPDATED: 13:21 GMT, 27 December 2012 Band Aid stereotypes of Africa are no longer moving the British public and leaving people on the continent starving, Oxfam has warned.

Doctors warn travellers of vaccine shortages for the potentially deadly typhoid fever

Doctors warn travellers of vaccine shortage for deadly typhoid fever Shortage follows a recall by one pharmaceutical company of 88 per cent of its typhoid vaccine stock in OctoberTyphoid fever occurs mostly in developing countries in areas with poor sanitationProves fatal in up to 30 per cent of cases if left untreated | UPDATED: 11:55 GMT, 26 December 2012 Holidaymakers escaping the British winter to exotic climes may struggle to get immunised against typhoid, doctors have warned. There is a UK shortage of the vaccine for the potentially lethal disease, following a recall by pharmaceutical company of 88 per cent of its stock.