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   

  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   

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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Anti-vaxxers have embraced social media

What I find astonishing is that Wakefield, who admitted that he made up data in the MMR article that he published – had his medical license revoked in the UK BUT STILL spreads lies on social media.

Meningitis C Outbreak!

For yet another year, Nigeria and Niger are facing severe outbreaks of meningitis C. Both countries are part of the ‘meningitis belt’, a region that stretches across the continent from Senegal to Ethiopia, and is particularly affected by the disease during the dry season. From 13 December 2016 to 14 May 2017, a total of 13,943 suspected cases, and …

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