It remains to be seen if having plague infected fleas in such close proximity to a large number of domestic pets and humans will cause an increase in cases during the remainder of the year.
One thing that working in the health profession has taught me in the last 26+ years is, your best health insurance, is to stay healthy! So I looked to herbs and natural, traditional “Gramma” medicine approaches that were not only useful and very effective, but they were inexpensive, very easy to do and great to keep on hand!
Nigerian health officials have confirmed that as many as 30,000 people may now be at risk of contracting Ebola from one American man who died after boarding a flight from Liberia to Nigeria.
There can be no rule of thumb for how long you need to stay isolated for, but if any of you think a month will do it you need to think again. Although diseases spread at different rates, have different incubation times and are infectious at different times during their course they all rely on one thing. A supply of suitable hosts.
One mistake with this, and people are going to start dying across the United States. From the point that the Ebola patient leaves the isolation ward in Africa the risks to the rest of the world start to grow.
Particles of the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) virus have been found in the air of a barn that had housed an infected camel. The particles contained genetic fragments of the virus on all three days that the air was sampled.
With poverty increasing across the globe and more people experiencing homelessness and living in areas and conditions that favour the Reduviid bugs that cause Chagas, it has the possibility of becoming a slow burn emergency, the extent of which may not be known for two decades.
We are not invincible and need to be acutely aware of the dangers posed by the swath of once eradicated disease that have now re-entered our country.
You may find yourself in situations where you have less than ideal materials to work with, and are far and away from the proper facilities.