Archive for July 17th, 2013

Billionaires Dumping Stocks, Economist Knows Why

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 Despite the 6.5% stock market rally over the last three months, a handful of billionaires are quietly dumping their American stocks . . . and fast. Warren Buffett, who has been a cheerleader for U.S. stocks for quite some time, is dumping shares at an alarming rate. He recently... »

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Jet Stream Over US So Weak Weather Systems are Moving Backwards

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 An extreme US summer that has featured floods and heavy rains in the east and drought and devastating fires in the west boasts yet one more bizarre weather pattern: a backward moving storm system. As of last week, a strong frontal boundary had swept into the southeastern US bringing with it another dose... »

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Texas reports Cyclospora cases as Midwest outbreak grows

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Robert Roos CIDRAP News Jul 16, 2013 Iowa and Nebraska health officials reported another 15 Cyclospora infections today, raising the combined total to 134 cases, and a media report said cases are now cropping up in Texas, though it was unclear if they are part of the same outbreak. The Iowa Department of Public... »

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Study outlines H7N9 antiviral resistance, testing problems

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Lisa Schnirring CIDRAP News Jul 16, 2013 A new analysis of the H7N9 virus from the first known case in China’s ongoing outbreak found that signs of antiviral resistance weren’t flagged by regular sensitivity testing, which could prevent detection and allow resistant strains to spread, a research team reported today. A number of the... »

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