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All too often, the world is shaken by a new flu bug or the resurgence of an old one. This article caught my eye, as it’s about a mutated version of avian flu H7N2 that was transmitted from a cat to a human, quite a rare occurrence. I also have a long enough memory to recall the Ebola panic just a couple of years ago and shaking my head at the incompetence and poor decision making by those in authority, including the CDC.
The history of Ebola, as detailed in this book, is helpful to know and understand how a deadly virus originates, mutates, and spreads.…Read More...
Today a friend sent me a link to an article entitled You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough About Ebola. in addition, there was a link to another article that make some strong statements on the potential health problems that can result from the continued spread of the disease. Ebola cases in west Africa could rise to 20,000 says WHO
In this second article, Dr Anthony Fauci made the following statement regarding African countries. “”What we have here is porous borders, poverty and big cities. It is the perfect storm.” What struck me about this statement is that it also applies to the US border with Mexico. …Read More...