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All About COVID-19: What We Need to Know and How to Prevent It

Nurses all around the globe are helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. They work long tiring hours and have to be away from their families during these hard times.
April 27, 2020

With over one million COVID-19 cases in the United States alone, there is an ongoing panic over what the virus may bring. People are stockpiling paper products and non-perishable foods; the government...

Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

The United States faces a measles outbreak of massive proportions as the second-highest number of cases have been reported for January to April of this year.  Some people have begun to blame anti-vaxxers as the cause of such outbreaks in the U.S., leading to censorship of anti-vaccination content online.  (Photo Credit: https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html.)
April 15, 2019

Outbreaks of certain infectious diseases, including measles, appear to be on the rise in the United States, and in response, several social media platforms have taken action to silence anti-vaccination...

Zika Virus Strikes the Americas

After being identified in Uganda in 1947, Zika Virus spread throughout Africa and India. Since the 1950’s, Zika spread throughout equatorial countries in Africa and Asia before reaching the Pacific island of Yap in 2007. In 2015, the virus reached Brazil, beginning the largest outbreak of the disease yet.
March 15, 2016

On Monday, February 1, Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika Virus a “Public health emergency of international concern.” Zika is the latest major disease...

Measles Outbreak in the United States

CBS Evening News shares their story on the outbreak of the measles, which started in the Disney Land theme park in Orange County, California.
February 13, 2015

The Measles have spread in 14 states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, New York, Nebraska, Texas, South Dakota, Pennsylvania, Washington, Utah, and Texas....

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Largest in History

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February 4, 2015

Ebola Virus, the butt of the joke in 2014, is a disease that was discovered in Africa in 1976; however, 2014 met the largest outbreak of Ebola in history, infecting many countries in West Africa. Out of...

Death and All His Friends

Misfortune devours everything and leaves room for nothing.
October 28, 2013

Together, they create pain and sufferance. Death, Disease, Calamity, Temptation— They’re all driven by moral ignorance, And they yearn for human condemnation.   Death persuades...

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