‘Pestilence’ Category

USDA Confirms New World Screwworm in Big Pine Key, Florida

Source: Usda Submitted By: Greg Y October 3, 2016 – Washington, D.C. – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant… 0

Aerial Spraying for Zika Stirs Controversy in Miami Beach

Source: NBC News Miami Beach city leaders are at odds with a scheduled aerial spraying of the insecticide Naled over a 1.5-square-mile infection… 0

Zika Cases Likely Transmitted Locally in U.S. for the First Time, Officials Say

Bloomberg News request that their articles are not fully displayed, therefore, click here, to read the full article on their site. To view… 0

Antibiotics in animal feed contribute to drug-resistant germs: Study

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 — Use of antibiotics in farm animal feed is helping drive the worldwide increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria, researchers report…. 0

Gonorrhoea ‘could become untreatable’

Gonorrhoea could become an untreatable disease, England’s chief medical officer has warned. To view popup window put your cursor on the blue words… 0

Second Yosemite National Park visitor diagnosed with plague

California Department of Public Heath workers treat the ground to ward off fleas at the Crane Flat campground in Yosemite National Park, California… 0

Avian flu spreads to Nebraska, 1.7 million chickens to be killed

About 1.7 million chickens will be killed due to the spread of avian flu to a farm in Dixon County, Neb. File photo… 0

Exclusive: U.S. boosts bird flu emergency funds as Hormel cuts jobs

The U.S. government approved the use of an additional $330 million in emergency funds to help contain the worst avian influenza outbreak in… 0

Here’s the Staggering Healthcare Cost of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals

Our Source button is out of order, therefore, here is the source: Time The cost in the European Union, they concluded, is likely… 0

More than 100 possibly exposed to ‘superbug’ within UCLA Health System

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) bacteria is pictured in this medical illustration provided by the Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CREDIT: REUTERS/CDC/HANDOUT The… 0

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