A lot has been said about the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa in recent days, particularly by people in power and people “in the know”. I selected a few key quotes to look...

Although lab confirmation is still awaited in some areas, the outbreak of severe respiratory illness in kids that we saw pop up N.W. Missouri a little over a week ago (see Kansas City Outbreak Identified...

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In a follow-up to a guest post by Avian Flu Diary’s Mike Coston Friday, The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) released a health alert to convey more information on the outbreak: Recently,...

Having a hairless pubic area has been gaining popularity among women, and men, for some time now for those seeking a “clean”, sexy look. However, “Brazilians” and other forms of...

Bioterrorism has made the news the past couple days after the discovery that an ISIS terror group laptop contained among other things, a diabolical plan for weaponizing plague. Before this, before the...

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Scientists used advanced genomic sequencing technology to identify a single point of infection from an animal reservoir to a human in the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This research has also revealed...

It was revealed on Thursday that a laptop was found in an Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) hideout, which contained a number of issues that got the attention of National Security people in the...

Local media reports (see Unusual respiratory virus strikes metro kids) from Kansas City, Mo. indicate that a rarely seen – and not yet well understood – respiratory virus called HEV 68 (Human Enterovirus...

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The aim is to stop ongoing Ebola transmission worldwide within 6–9 months, while rapidly managing the consequences of any further international spread. It also recognizes the need to address, in parallel,...

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday issued interim guidance on the handling of human remains in those infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). In Africa, ritual buriels are...