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The post-bathroom handwash quandary

In a statistic that I have just completely made up, 0.137% of all people who do not wash their hands after going to the toilet, get food poisoning. 351 more words


Ebola Outbreak: California Patient 'Low Risk' For Ebola Virus, Extreme Precautions Taken Anyway

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — California health officials say it is unlikely the Ebola virus poses a significant public health risk to the state, and the patient being treated in Sacramento for possible exposure to the deadly pathogen is considered low risk. 232 more words


Ebola; Its better to be prepared for a disaster that never happens than to be unprepared for one that does.

Today my manager and I were discussing the current hot topic of Ebola when one of our regulars walked up to get her coffee and overheard. 710 more words


The CUT – Food for Thought Event

Firstly, I would like to apologise for the lack of blog posts recently. I think I underestimated the amount of life, sweat and energy my summer work placement required and I really feel that I wanted to throw myself into it. 329 more words

The origin of virulence, and why its important.

Virulence is an abstraction of the harm caused to hosts by a pathogen, and explaining the paradox of virulence has been an active field of study in evolution for a while. 1,100 more words


Pathogen (2006)

Nevermind this being the internet, but I think that very few people have actually seen (or heard of) this movie so I kinda feel obligated to write a short introductory notice on what’s it all about. 543 more words

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