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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Iran: ‘Millions could die’ if public travel continues and ignores health guidance

Iran issued its most dire warning yet Tuesday about the outbreak of the new coronavirus ravaging the country, suggesting “millions” could die in the Islamic Republic if the public keeps traveling and More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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WHO’s Rick Brennan warns Iran’s Wuhan Coronavirus may be FIVE time higher than reports

Dr. Rick Brennan, Director of Emergency Operations in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) new Emergencies Program, revealed on Monday that the number of coronavirus cases in Iran is potentially five times higher More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Florida’s 100 Wuhan Coronavirus cases broken down by location, age, travel

The Florida Department of Health has announced 39 new positive cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Earlier today, the Florida Department of Health confirmed the death of a 77-year old male in Lee County who More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Protect Our Care’s Leslie Dach lie and spread conspiracy theory about Trump, Penze ‘muzzling’ CDC

The coronavirus outbreak has gripped the national headlines and President Trump’s political opponents and some media outlets have lashed out with conspiracy theories or boldface lies about the administration’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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NY Times bemoans the Venezuela crisis because Democrats may lose votes

A new article by NY Times writer Patricia Mazzei examines the Venezuela crisis, the efforts of the U.S. to support a more democratic regime, but not in the way you’d expect: Democrats may lose votes. “President More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Smuggler caught trying to enter JFK airport with 70 live finches hidden in hair rollers

On December 8, 2018, U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists at John F. Kennedy International Airport stopped an arriving passenger on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana.  During the course More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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CBS reveals Los Angeles VA facility cancelled, postponed dozens of procedures due to fly infestation

 CBS Los Angeles investigative reporter David Goldstein revealed Tuesday that the VA West Los Angeles Medical Center has cancelled or postponed dozens of surgeries due to a fly infestation. The three-month More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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‘Facing Darkness’ returns to cinemas tonight for encore screening

FACING DARKNESS is a new documentary that tells the story of how Samaritan’s Purse raced against time to rescue two of their own team stricken with the deadly Ebola virus. SCREENING TIME: Monday, April 10, 2017; More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Fathom Events, Samaritan Purse adds ‘Facing Darkness’ encore screening for April 10

FACING DARKNESS is a new documentary that tells the story of how Samaritan’s Purse raced against time to rescue two of their own team stricken with the deadly Ebola virus. The one-night cinema event also includes More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Fake News: Mike Pence blamed for HIV outbreak, again, by Huffington Post

It’s not fake news that a rural county in Indiana suffered through an HIV outbreak. It’s not fake news that then Indiana Gov. Mike Pence cut funding for Planned Parenthood. There are the facts. It IS More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Dr. Tom Price: A look at the left’s criticisms

Most of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks have drawn ire from the left, but a few of his picks are literally making their heads spin and one of those is the pick for the Department of Health and Human More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Yemen cholera outbreak tops 10,000

The Ministry of Public Health and Population in Yemen has reported new cases of cholera in Yemen. Image/CIA Since the last update on 6 December, 1173 new suspected cases of acute watery diarrhea/ cholera and 3 additional More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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H7N2 avian influenza reported in dozens of cats at Manhattan shelter

The New York City Health Department and the Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) announced that a strain of influenza A virus, known as low pathogenic avian influenza H7N2, has been identified in 45 cats housed at More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Ebola ‘flare-up’: Last patients discharged, 42-day clock has begun

Liberia’s and Guinea’s last known Ebola patients in a latest flare-up of the disease that hit both countries have now been discharged. All remaining contacts of confirmed cases that were placed under a 3-week More...

By Robert On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Tularemia in the US: Increase in cases, different states hardest hit

During the last decade (2001-2010), their were a total of 1,208 human tularemia cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (an average of 120/year). Public domain image/Jon Sullivan via Wikimedia More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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Brucella outbreak reported in Blagoevgrad district, Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency is reporting another outbreak of brucellosis in the southwest of the country, according to a Focus Information Agency report Friday. Officials say the outbreak located in the village More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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Zika confirmed in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed at least five cases of infection with the mosquito borne virus, Zika virus, in the region of the Caribbean, although they did not specify which countries More...

By Robert On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Dengue fever on Big Island: 19 cases and counting

In a follow-up to the continuing coverage of the outbreak of autochthonous, or locally-acquired dengue fever on the Big Island of Hawaii, the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) reported an additional four cases More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’ kicks off with look at ebola, USAMRID and pandemic risks

Directed and narrated by Peter Berg, National Geographic’s new 6-part mini-series Breakthrough kicks off with The Future of Fighting Pandemics. Breakthrough explores humanity and the ability to innovate through More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Japanese researchers step forward to Toxoplasma vaccine development

Toxoplasma gondii is a common parasite which causes the development of fatal encephalosis or pneumonia in immunodeficient patients under treatment of AIDS or cancer. Pregnant women who are infected may suffer a More...


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