Monthly Archives: May 2014
The newest MERS case is located in Orlando, Florida, and the patient age 44 was a health worker in Saudi Arabia, the same as the first U.S. MERS case that was located in Indiana. The patient flew from Jedda, Saudi Arabia, to Boston, Boston to Atlanta, and Atlanta to Orlando. Facts about MERS virus: There […]
WHO reports the polio virus has re-emerged in 10 countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, calling for “extraordinary measures.” Follow Jay Strubberg: http://twitter.com/JayStrubberg See more at http://newsy.com Read more: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2014/polio-20140505/en/ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/06/health/world-health-organization-polio-health-emergency.html?_r=2
Why isn’t the kidnapping of 230 Nigerian girls getting the full MH370 treatment?
A strike by South African platinum miners has entered its 15th week after workers rejected the latest wage offer from employers just days from the country’s general elections. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has been heavily criticised by mining companies. South African President Jacob Zuma, who has remained relatively quiet on the […]
Global death toll 107 from MERS virus. Read more here. “MERS is considered a deadlier but less-transmissible cousin of the SARS virus that erupted in Asia in 2003 and infected 8,273 people, nine percent of whom died. There are no vaccines or antiviral treatments for MERS, a severe respiratory disease with a mortality rate of more […]