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How free KFC wifi and the World Cup helped Yum Brands recover in China

The numbers: Net income for the owner of the KFC and Taco Bell fast food chains rose 19% in the second quarter to $334 million, from $281 million a year earlier. 226 more words

Scientists condemn 'crazy, dangerous' creation of deadly airborne flu virus.

By Ian Sample  11th June 2014.           Find Full Article Here:-

Researchers say recreation of Spanish flu strain highlights risk of pandemic, but critics say work puts global population at risk. 824 more words

Environment

Book Planning: Ominous Parallels

Tentatively, this autumn’s writing project (which I am beginning research on now because I dislike being caught on the hop) revolves around an extremely unpleasant fictional virus known as KBV (short for Konebogetvirus, following the tradition of viruses being named after where they are found or thought to have first broken out). 461 more words

Books

Experiments using virulent avian flu strains pose risk of accidental release

(Harvard School of Public Health 20 May 2014) Experiments creating dangerous flu strains that are transmissible between mammals pose too great a risk to human life from potential release, according to an editorial by researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and Yale School of Public Health. 15 more words

Biological And Chemical Weapons