https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/24/16195442/zipline-zip-blood-medical-delivery-drones-rwanda-tanzania-keller-rinaudo   #drones, #bloodsupply

Coffee Phobia?

I just saw this article about a new phenomenon. Some people see round shapes that resemble rounds shapes of infectious diseases, and cause stress and anxiety.  Never heard of it before. #smallpox, #vaccines   http://www.hindustantimes.com/more-lifestyle/coffee-bubble-phobia-what-is-it-and-why-do-some-people-have-it/story-cHaw59MCi2UL2cGVfOhHqN.html   

  Just because someone can re-create a dangerous virus doesn’t mean one should re-create it! Certainly some World Bodies should regulate this to prevent terrorists and unscrupulous persons from launching a dreaded disease. #Vaccines, #VaccinesWork   http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/07/how-canadian-researchers-built-poxvirus-100000-using-mail-order-dna   

I wrote my memoir on Smallpox eradication in India about the two years -1975-77 that I worked in isolated villages in India’s states of West Bengal and Rajasthan. I spoke openly of caste discrimination and sexism. Over the forty years since my time in India, I’ve been told that caste does not play a role …

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