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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Egypt declares State of Emergency following terrorist attacks on Coptic churches

Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced a three-month state of emergency after attacks on two Coptic churches which left at least 44 dead. Two suicide bombers carried out the blasts, one targeting More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Obama lifts ban on Egypt aid: tanks, missiles and F-16 planes on the way

Middle East chaos continues and President Obama told Egypt’s leader Tuesday that he was ending a freeze on weapons shipments to the longtime U.S. ally, a moratorium on material support that began after a More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Pat Buchanan attacks fearmongering on Iran, Sean Hannity says he sounds like Obama

The Conservatives cannot agree on Iran, a deal on a nuclear program and the latest banter between Pat Buchanan and Sean Hannity prove the divide, illustrate the talking points and areas of disagreement. Below is More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Franklin Graham reminds the world: ISIS will bow before Jesus, one day

The shocking murder of 21 Coptic Christians by beheading has resulted in world and religious leaders speaking out against ISIS and the Sunni terrorist group’s actions. President of the Billy Graham Evangelistic More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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MSNBC’s Ed Schultz calls for ‘ground troops’ against ISIS

After a “weekend of terror around the globe,” MSNBC’s Ed Schultz stated that it’s time for the United States to consider putting troops on the ground for this “religious war” with the Islamic State. On More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Jimmy Carter calls for ‘recognizing’ the ‘legitimacy’ of Hamas, condemns Israel

Just two days after Wolf Blitzer attempted to pin a Hamas leader down over Blood Libel, former President Carter calls to recognize Hamas as legitimate, condemning the U.S. ally Israel. Former US President Jimmy More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Obama reportedly yelled at Netanyahu to give in to Hamas without conditions

President Obama “yelled” at Benjamin Netanyahu during a tense phone conversation as he demanded that the Israeli prime minister agree to an unconditional, humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, said a former More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Malaysia reports nearly 300 dengue fever cases today, total cases near 50,000 for 2014

The dengue fever epidemic in Malaysia continues chugging along as 292 cases of the mosquito borne virus were reported on July 18, including 125 cases reported in Selangor alone, according to the Malaysian Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Malaysia dengue count continues to climb

The number of dengue fever cases in Malaysia jumped another 4,000 from the June 7 total of 38,000 to hit 42,000 on June 21, according to an AFP report Tuesday. In the same two-week period, seven more fatalities More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Fiji dengue outbreak tops 10,000

The dengue fever outbreak has more than doubled on the Pacific island of Fiji since our last report on Feb. 23, with the total number of cases  now being reported is “We had well over 10,000 already and this More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Venezuela is the most likely country of origin for the dengue outbreak in Madeira in 2012: study

I covered the dengue fever outbreak on the Portuguese island of Madeira since the first locally transmitted cases were detected in early October 2012, both here at The Global Dispatch and on the Infectious Disease More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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Chikungunya outbreak grows by another 300 cases, first cases reported in South America

The outbreak of chikungunya continues it’s trek through the Caribbean as the region has confirmed another 293 cases during the past week, while suspected cases near 6,000, according to a European Centre of More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Australia: North Queensland dengue count nears 100, Innisfail records first case

The dengue fever outbreak in northern Queensland keeps inching higher as the new tally nears 100 cases, according to a Queensland Health update today. Aedes aegypti Image/CDC Six additional confirmed cases have More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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Chikungunya outbreak continues to grow as Caribbean case count nears 1,500

Since the chikungunya virus first made it’s appearance in the Western Hemisphere in early December on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, the outbreak has continued to grow and spread throughout many parts More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Panama dengue fever death toll rises to 13, first hantavirus death of 2014

The Ministry of Health (MoH ) of Panama today confirmed that the country has reported 13 deaths from dengue transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti , and the first death of the year for hantavirus , according More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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Dominica reports three more chikungunya cases

Health officials on the island of Dominica have reported three more confirmed cases of chikungunya, bringing the total to four, according to a Dominica News Online report Tuesday. According to the report, the new More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Chikungunya total on St. Maarten increases to 10

The number of confirmed chikungunya fever cases reported on the Dutch Side of the island of St. Martin has jumped to 10, prompting health officials to start a country-wide clean up starting Saturday, according to More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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Chikungunya cases near 500, Dominica reports first case

The number of confirmed and probable chikungunya cases has grown to 490 in the Caribbean, according to the CIRE (CIRE) Antilles Guyane report Friday (computer translated). Aedes aegyptiImage/CDC To date, the island More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Panama will use genetically modified mosquitoes in their battle with dengue

In a follow-up to a story two weeks ago where Panama declared a dengue outbreak, that up to that point, had affected more than 3,100 people and killed several individuals. In response to the outbreak, the Panama More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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Singapore: Dengue cases top 1,000 in 2014 in first two weeks

The record-setting dengue fever epidemic that struck the city-state of Singapore in 2013 is continuing full speed ahead so far in 2014, according to the latest numbers from the National Environmental Agency (NEA) More...


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