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It’s Only A Matter Of Time Before The Chikungunya Virus Spreads In The U.S.
July 22, 2014 – 3:18 am | No Comment
It’s Only A Matter Of Time Before The Chikungunya Virus Spreads In The U.S.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Until 2013, chikungunya was an Old World disease, writes Maggie Koerth-Baker. Not any more
When the name of a virus translates as “to become contorted” (as in, with joint pain) you know it is not something you …

EBOLA OUTBREAK SPREADING, WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION CALLS FOR ‘DRASTIC ACTION’
June 28, 2014 – 2:23 am | No Comment
EBOLA OUTBREAK SPREADING, WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION CALLS FOR ‘DRASTIC ACTION’

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The World Health Organization said it was “gravely concerned” about the “further international spread” of the Ebola virus, already responsible for some 400 deaths. In a message released Thursday, the group called for “drastic action” …

Drug-Resistant HIV Pandemic Is A ‘Real Possibility’, Expert Claims
May 27, 2014 – 1:31 am | No Comment
Drug-Resistant HIV Pandemic Is A ‘Real Possibility’, Expert Claims

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A new HIV pandemic is “a real possibility”, one of the world’s leading authorities on infectious disease has said, warning that a rise of drug resistant strains of the virus could “reverse progress made since …

Japan Begins Purposely Dumping 100s Of Tons Of Radioactive Water From Fukushima Into The Pacific
May 25, 2014 – 11:46 pm | No Comment
Japan Begins Purposely Dumping 100s Of Tons Of Radioactive Water From Fukushima Into The Pacific

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
How do you get rid of hundreds of tons of highly radioactive water? You dump it into the Pacific Ocean of course! In Japan, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. has made the “painful decision” to …

Our Nuclear Menace – Just as Darwin Would Have Predicted
May 22, 2014 – 1:15 am | No Comment
Our Nuclear Menace – Just as Darwin Would Have Predicted

 
 
 
 
 
 
Fukushima. It is perhaps the most under-reported cataclysmic event in human history. Maybe things would have been different had it happened in either Russia, Iran or North Korea.
By now, we can write off the mainstream …

Florida MERS Patient Recovers
May 19, 2014 – 9:04 pm | No Comment
Florida MERS Patient Recovers

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A U.S. patient who had an infection of the mysterious MERS virus has recovered, the Florida Department of Health announced Monday.
The patient, a health care provider who lives and works in Saudi Arabia, has been …

MERS patient quarantined in Orlando hospital
May 12, 2014 – 11:56 pm | No Comment
MERS patient quarantined in Orlando hospital

 
 
 
 
 
 
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome can lead to death
A rare case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, has shown up in Central Florida. The victim is in isolation at Dr. Phillips Hospital and the people he …

OFFICIALS: Second U.S. MERS Case Found in Florida
May 12, 2014 – 11:52 pm | No Comment
OFFICIALS: Second U.S. MERS Case Found in Florida

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Health officials have confirmed a second U.S. case of a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.
The latest case is not an American – he is a resident of Saudi Arabia, visiting …

The MERS Virus: Been Down This Road Before?
May 4, 2014 – 8:11 am | No Comment
The MERS Virus: Been Down This Road Before?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We are told the first MERS virus case has now arrived in the US. The CDC and the World Health Organization have a new potential pandemic to hype.
As I’ve documented in past articles, we’ve been …

First U.S. case of deadly MERS virus confirmed: CDC
May 3, 2014 – 1:38 am | No Comment
First U.S. case of deadly MERS virus confirmed: CDC

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A healthcare worker who had traveled to Saudi Arabia was confirmed as the first U.S. case of Middle East Respiratory Virus (MERS), an often fatal illness, raising new concerns about the rapid spread of such diseases, the …