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Ebola fever seems to be endemic in West African cities, and epidemic in how many countries? (1). Can it easily spread to the Americas and Europe via air transport? 227 more words

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ALERT: Delivered By Airplane: Ebola Now Threatens 21 Million People In Major Metro Area

In January the U.S.-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the next plane could bring a pandemic.

At the time, they were referring to highly contagious strains of deadly flu virus, but in reality any killer virus could travel around the globe in less than a day. 733 more words

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ALERT: Delivered By Airplane: Ebola Now Threatens 21 Million People In Major Metro Area

In January the U.S.-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the next plane could bring a pandemic.

At the time, they were referring to highly contagious strains of deadly flu virus, but in reality any killer virus could travel around the globe in less than a day. 733 more words

Health

Graduate Students Work on Real-World Problems at 20th IMSM Workshop

The 20th Industrial Mathematical and Statistical Modeling Workshop for Graduate Students (IMSM) just wrapped up its workshop last week. The students met for 10 days and broke into five teams, working with mentors from government and industry on real-world problems. 1,350 more words

News/Events

Children Who Are Obese Don't Necessarily Realize It

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - We talk about it often and the numbers are dramatic – nearly 17% of US children and adolescents are obese. 115 more words

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