Reporting deaths in Syria: room for review.

The Igbo people of Nigeria called them Ogbanje— malevolent children destined to be lazy and die and be reborn repeatedly. Particular families were plagued by such children who usually died before their 10th birthday. Belief in Ogbanje is centuries old, but a little more than 100 years ago, a less ethereal explanation for the Ogbanje was found. Walter… (More)