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Emerging Infectious Diseases, Better Public Health Outcomes, and Zombies

In conclusion, zombies are awesome, and can be used as a thought experiment to probe the ethical dimensions of public health responses to disease outbreaks.<p>Perhaps the public's obsession with zombies can be refracted from horror movies and towards health issues, suggests a new paper in the journal</i> …

Climate change could bring tropical disease epidemics to Britain, health expert warns

Paris summit must recognise spreading health danger posed by global warming, says Wellcome Trust director<p>Epidemics of dengue fever and other tropical diseases could soon affect people in Britain because of global warming, one of the world’s leading medical experts has warned. Jeremy Farrar, …

20 Facts You Didn't Know About the Disease That Is Today the No. 1 Infectious Disease Killer in the World

Even though we are in the XXI century, there is a disease that is still claiming a huge number of lives, similar to what was happening in the 18th and 19th century. Politicians, celebrities, high level dignitaries, and even ordinary people know too little about it, and it is time to address this. …

11m children at risk of starvation, disease and water shortages, Unicef warns

Experts call on European leaders meeting in Malta to direct aid towards mitigating effects of extreme weather in poor countries "intertwined" with migrant crisis<p>At least 11 million children in east and southern Africa face hunger, disease and water shortages because of the latest episode of the …

Rash of E. coli cases highlights foodborne illness problem

SEATTLE (AP) — As Chipotle prepares to reopen its restaurants in the Pacific Northwest this week after an E. coli outbreak that sickened about 45 …

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