Health

Zika on executive-level agendas at White House, WHO

Thursday, January 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

Lisa Schnirring CIDRAP News Jan 27, 2016 Zika virus outbreaks spreading rapidly through the Americas are getting some high-level attention, with federal officials briefing President Barack Obama on the developments yesterday and the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) executive board to discuss the situation tomorrow. Brazil today reported more than 200 more suspected cases microcephaly,... »

Is the Zika virus getting into Britain on CAR TYRES?

Thursday, January 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

MOSQUITOES carrying the terrifying virus have been spotted in the British countryside. By BECKY FLETCHER Express.co.uk Thu, Jan 28, 2016 A top insect expert has warned that the Aedes Aegypti – the Zika virus carrying mosquito – are ALREADY in Britain. Howard Carter, one of the UK’s leading bite protection experts, has claimed the... »

Zika Virus May Have Spread To Common Mosquito

Thursday, January 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

Scientists in the epicentre of the Zika outbreak suspect the virus is being carried by another, more widespread mosquito. By Alex Crawford, Special Correspondent, in Recife SkyNews.com Thursday 28 January 2016 Scientists in Brazil believe the devastating Zika virus may have already crossed over to the common mosquito, dramatically increasing the risk of it... »

Zika has ‘explosive pandemic potential': Scientists urge World Health Organisation to act amid claims virus could infect 4 MILLION

Thursday, January 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

Called on WHO to convene an emergency committee of disease experts Scientists warn a Zika virus vaccine could take a decade to create Virus can make a baby’s head smaller and restrict brain development Criticised WHOs response to Ebola saying it ‘cost thousands of lives’ By KATE PICKLES DailyMail.com 28 January 2016 Scientists today... »

Another Town Just Got Caught Covering Up Lead Contamination In Its Water Supply

Thursday, January 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 01/28/2016 Residents in Sebring, Ohio, can commiserate with those in Flint, Michigan, considering their water supply has also been contaminated with lead that “exceeds the action level,” according to the state’s EPA. Like Flint, the case of Sebring – involving some 8,100 water customers in Sebring, Beloit, Maple Ridge, and... »

LA County confirms first case of Zika virus

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 27 Jan, 2016 A Los Angeles County girl who had traveled to El Salvador late last year was infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, health officials confirmed. LA County health officials said Tuesday that the adolescent girl contracted the disease when she traveled to El Salvador in late November, but she has since... »

Zika in Europe: Cases of Mosquito-borne virus spreading after illness reported in Germany

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

The World Health Organisation says there have been two German cases of the virus Alexandra Sims Independent.co.uk Jan. 27, 2016 Cases of the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus have been reported in Germany following confirmation a Danish tourist has also tested positive for the illness. Authorities said on Wednesday the patient in Denmark is not the... »

BACKDOOR GUN CONTROL: DOCTORS – NOT PSYCHOLOGISTS – TO SCREEN ALL ADULTS FOR DEPRESSION

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

State police already confiscated veteran’s guns over insomnia Kit Daniels Infowars.com JANUARY 26, 2016 All doctors – not just psychiatrists – should screen adults for depression, according to a government task force, a recommendation which opens the door to backdoor gun control. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said that health workers should ask... »

Five Zika Cases Registered in Portugal – Health Institute

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 27.01.2016 Five cases of the Zika virus have been spotted in Portugal, the National Health Institute Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA) said Wednesday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The virus, which has been linked to brain defects in unborn babies, has been registered in 21 countries, including both Americas, since last March and is now being... »

New Gov’t Task Force Calls For Screening Every Adult, Pregnant Women For Depression

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Brandon Turbeville ActivistPost.com JANUARY 27, 2016 A new recommendation has been released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a government advisory group that is now recommending all adults be routinely screened for depression as part of their healthcare. The first part of the recommendation suggests that all adults be screened, but singles... »

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