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Bush-Hill, the seat of William Hamilton Esqr. near Philadelphia

Title: Bush-Hill, the seat of William Hamilton Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. Hoffman del. Philada. ; Tiebout sct.<p>Creator(s): Tiebout, Cornelius, …

The first air voyage in America

Title: The first air voyage in America<p>Date Created/Published: c1931.<p>Medium: 1 print : woodcut.<p>Summary: Jean-Pierre Blanchard ascending in a balloon …

[Patients in yellow fever hospital, Havana, Cuba]

• Digital ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c01537 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c01537<br>• Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-101537 (b&w film copy neg.)<p>About …

1790s Newspaper

I am designing a book which requires a mock up of a British newspaper entry from 1790s does anyone have any suggestions for typefaces?

Pages from the Past

In order to understand <b>18th century America</b>, it's a given that we identify the era's milestone events, along with the personalities who made them …

The News & Observer Obituaries and Guestbooks

Celebrities Who Served Photo Quiz Check out the slideshow of some of our favorite celebrities who served in the military. Can you identify the famous …

Independence Bulletin-Journal Obituaries and Guestbooks

Celebrities Who Served Photo Quiz Check out the slideshow of some of our favorite celebrities who served in the military. Can you identify the famous …

What's In A Flu Name? H's And N's Tell A Tale

In biology, you can't get much simpler than viruses.<p>They stick onto cells, pop open and then dump their genes inside to reproduce.<p>But the naming of viruses isn't so easy to follow.<p>There's the new H7N9 spreading through China. And H5N1 is popping up in Southeast Asia. Last summer, H3N2 sickened …

Bad flu season worsens as Boston declares emergency

The nation's severe flu season continued to worsen Wednesday, with reports of hospitals overflowing with sick patients and at least one major U.S. city declaring an influenza emergency and urging citizens to get vaccinated before the peak is reached.<p>In Boston, Mayor Thomas Menino declared a public …

Bird flu: US safe from two new viruses - so far

More than 50 travelers just back in the United States from China who had flu-like symptoms have been tested for the H7N9 bird flu virus, federal health officials say. So far, none has tested positive.<p>But the fact that they’re being tested at all shows just how worried the U.S. government is about …

Superbug in the system

We urgently need to develop new antibiotics to beat drug-resistant bacteria<p>If you are of a gloomy cast of mind, it is best to avoid the National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies. This is Whitehall’s collection of disaster-movie scenarios – ranging from riots and cyber-attacks to solar flares and …

Super Bug

Construction Crews May Have Found 'Black Plague' Victims In Britain

What can you find underneath a British railroad or parking lot? These days it could be skeletons, and probably a lot of them. Last month, researchers announced the bones of a man discovered underneath a British parking lot were actually King Richard III. Today, a British rail project says some of …

Weather extremes could cause plague of mosquitoes

Don't be lulled into thinking that last year's drought will keep this year's mosquitoes at bay.<p>Last year's drought that continues this year in some parts of the country was the most extensive in at least 25 years, destroying crops in the Midwest, causing water shortages in the South, and sending …

When Newspapers Were New, or, How Londoners Got Word of the Plague

Daniel Defoe's novel about London's 1665 plague can help us understand new media. No, really.<p>The plague was abroad.<p>Londoners knew not where it had come from, only that it was upon Holland. "It was brought, some said from Italy, others from the Levant, among some goods which were brought home by …

Geography in the News: Dengue Fever Threat Much Greater

Human Journey<p><i>Geography in the NewsTM</i> and Maps.com<p><b>DENGUE FEVER</b><p>Reports of dengue fever were rare in Florida until 2009 when physicians began diagnosing cases around Key West in individuals who had not traveled outside the state. National Public Radio recently reported that, with mosquito season under …

Why bacteria are being recruited in the fight against dengue fever

It can be lethal, it makes patients ill for weeks and there’s no vaccine against it. Cases of dengue fever, the symptoms of which include high …

Public Health

Cases Of Mysterious Valley Fever Rise In American Southwest

When she was just 6, Emily Gorospe became very tired and sick. The spunky girl, now 8, developed a fever that wouldn't go away, and red blotches appeared across her body.<p>"She's got so much energy usually," says Emily's mother, Valerie Gorospe. "Just walking from one part of the house ... she was …

Yellow fever vaccine out of stock, travellers to Africa in a soup

SURAT: Swamini Bagul has completed the procedure for her immigrant visa to Nigeria where her husband lives. But her plans to meet him in Nigeria soon …

Attack of the mosquito! Bugs beat DEET

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