Pro-ISIS media vows unleashing biological warfare on West

Pro-ISIS media vows unleashing biological warfare on West

Despite crushing defeats in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State’s propaganda mouthpiece urged lone-wolf attackers to unleash biological warfare on the West, including dissemination of viruses from feces and droppings of rats. A propaganda video released by a pro-Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) propaganda mouthpiece had threatened to use the “silent destructive weapon” on Western countries, […]

Flesh-eating bacteria may force man to have all limbs amputated

Flesh-eating bacteria may force man to have all limbs amputated

A New Jersey father who contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing on the July 4 weekend might need to have his limbs amputated, but he hasn’t lost the will to live, his family says. Angel Perez, 60, of Millville was fishing for crabs when his family said he contracted Vibrio necrotizing fasciitis, a potentially deadly […]

New study discovers viruses can alter human body's response to vaccines

New study discovers viruses can alter human body's response to vaccines

Washington: Turns out, viruses with slower impact tend to alter the human body’s response to vaccines and pathogens alike. A research conducted at the University of California has shown that low levels of cytomegalovirus (CMV) have a significant impact on microbe and immune cell populations and how the immune system responds to the influenza vaccine. […]

Tests on mosquito confirms West Nile Virus in Logan City

Tests on mosquito confirms West Nile Virus in Logan City

LOGAN, Utah — West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Logan. According to a post on the city’s Facebook page, Logan City Mosquito Abatement has been notified by the Utah State Public Health Laboratory that one recent mosquito sample tested positive West Nile Virus. The mosquito trap where West Nile was confirmed was located in […]

State health officials warn of increased West Nile Activity

State health officials warn of increased West Nile Activity

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and state public health officials are advising Connecticut residents to be aware of a rapid build-up of West Nile virus activity within the state, as recent tests show that infected mosquitoes are increasing at levels higher than normal for this time of year. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has detected West […]

'Rapid Build-Up Of West Nile Virus Activity' Occurring In CT

'Rapid Build-Up Of West Nile Virus Activity' Occurring In CT

HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state public health officials are advising Connecticut residents to be aware of a rapid build-up of West Nile virus (WNV) activity within the state as recent tests show that infected mosquitoes are rising at levels higher than normal for this time of year, state officials announced in […]

The FDA Is Finally Cracking Down on 'Vaginal Rejuvenation'

The FDA Is Finally Cracking Down on 'Vaginal Rejuvenation'

On Monday, the FDA issued a warning to seven companies that market products using laser or radio frequencies to help women “rejuvenate” their vaginas. The therapies, often involving probes, are sold to women on the promise that they will tighten and refresh vaginas into what is thought to be their most natural, beautiful state. The […]

The CDC is warning people to stop reusing and washing condoms — here's why it's dangerous

The CDC is warning people to stop reusing and washing condoms — here's why it's dangerous

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