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California Drought Creates Worse Outlook For West Nile Virus Spread

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Public officials are warning California’s drought isn’t slowing the spread of the West Nile Virus in the Sacramento region, and the disease could be even more severe this year. 183 more words


Show You Know: Some Amazing Encephalitis Stats

Sharks attack roughly 75 people worldwide a year, killing an average of 5. In the U.S., out of 1,300 tornadoes per year, about 60 people die. 340 more words


He is Gentle and Humble in Heart


In October I found out that I have the West Nile Virus…..Wait, hold up, I thought that disease was like only in Africa?! 1,164 more words

West Nile Virus

Is Chikungunya the next disease that will absolutely kill you?

In recent years, the United States has been thrown into panic over diseases allegedly on the verge of sweeping the country and ravaging the population. Ebola is only a recent example. 585 more words

Understanding Climate Change

It is without a doubt that the Earth climate changes from time to time, but now it is changing from time to time, which many scientists consider unnatural. 1,617 more words

'The World Around' With Anant Mishra

The Rx Bottle is Half Full

I am running out of malaria pills and that is a good thing. As the number of red mosquito bites on my hands, arms, neck (basically everywhere) increase in number each night, the number of remaining malarone pills in the prescription bottle shrinks each morning as I take my breakfast (usually plantains and coffee) with a side of malaria prophylaxis. 750 more words

Distribution of West Nile Virus, United States

by Sarah King

West Nile virus (WNV) is a relatively new disease in North America, and consequently there is very little information available about how climate change will affect its distribution. 624 more words

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