New Study On Mosquitoes in Australia May Help Prevent Diseases

In an experiment, Australian scientists may have discovered a way to wipe out disease-carrying mosquitoes. The trial locations spread across north Queensland Australia and successfully took out 80% of the test mosquitoes. The test was conducted by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and scientists from James Cook University (JCU), a public university […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • July 11, 2018
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Is there going to be a second wave for the 2018 influenza?

Influenza A, H3N2, began towards the end of 2017 and peaked on March 31, 2018. There may be a second wave this year, with the virus of influenza B.  It seems like the year of 2018 is another episode of widespread influenza. H3N2 is the virus that is behind influenza A. It began at the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 10, 2018
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2 Dead in New York from the Legionnaire’s Outbreak

These days, viruses are in canned food, imported produce, the water supply and even in dog food. Salmonella and other outbreaks are taking over a few states. As of now, the big apple looks like it is next in line to be victimized by an outbreak. This time, the Legionnaire’s disease has affected about 31 […]
  • Leanne Coelho
  • August 1, 2015
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Ebola Fears Hit Close to Home

Patrick Sawyer, 40, was the first American to pass away from what some health officials call the “deadliest Ebola outbreak in history.” Prior to this past week, the deadly virus had been contained to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone—all West African countries—where 670 estimated deaths, according to the World Health Organization have occurred. Yet, Americans […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • July 30, 2014
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