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King's rules.

Sometimes all that’s left is to countdown the days.

He didn’t ask for this. Star-crossed. Had hoped for more, but all that seemed left was a slow walk down a cold concrete hall. 458 more words


The CDC Is Brushing Off The Zika Virus

By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~

The Zika virus causes horrible birth defects – and it’s coming here. Will US authorities let ideologues stop them from wiping out the mosquito species that carries this horror? 675 more words

Public Opinion

What Is Zika Virus And Why Should Travellers Be Aware Of It?

My travel clinic fields a lot of questions about mosquito borne diseases, the most popular of which are obviously malaria and dengue fever, but one very few people are aware of is Zika disease. 538 more words

Travel Health

Climate Change and Dengue

Colleague Alex Cannera  sends this article: Mosquito-Borne Illness Fueled by Climate Change Linked to Spike in Birth Defects in Brazil that begins: As the earth warms and grows more humid, virulent infectious diseases spread by insects are on the rise. 155 more words

Climate Change

Zika Virus: Brazil To Fund Vaccine Research, New Cases Of Birth Defects Reported (TWEET)

With new cases of Zika virus-related birth defects appearing in the U.S., Caribbean, and throughout Latin America, the Brazilian government has announced that it will fund medical research toward developing a vaccine.

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