Tag: epidemic

Bat in flight (Raghunath Thirumalaisamy / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Zika: Aerial Spraying and Releasing Bats Approved

With Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control rapidly losing the battle to contain the epidemic from the Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, panicking authorities began aerial spraying and may soon bring in bats that can eat 1,000 mosquitoes an hour.

Ebola Nurse

British Ebola Nurse Released From Isolation

(AFP) – A British nurse who suffered a relapse after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone has been released from isolation after being treated for meningitis caused by the virus, her hospital said. Pauline Cafferkey, 39, had been kept in isolation

Migrants May Bring Disease And Epidemics, Warns Polish President

(AFP) – Poland’s conservative President Andrzej Duda on Sunday said his government should take steps to protect its citizens if it took in migrants as they could bring “possible epidemics”. The statements are potentially embarrassing for former Polish premier Donald

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Chris Christie Advocates ‘Balanced’ Approach to Vaccinating Children

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s outreach to the anti-vaccination crowd is one of the strangest things anyone has done during the 2016 shadow primary season. In the midst of a significant outbreak of preventable, communicable diseases among children, Christie decided to throw anti-vaxxers a bone, making President Obama look enormously sensible by comparison.