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Climate Change Bringing Tropical Diseases to Higher Latitudes

It’s been known for a long time—like, since Roman times—that climate change brings disease. Roman aristocrats would move to summer homes in the mountains in order to avoid malaria-transmitting mosquitoes, for example. 471 kata lagi

Environmental Hazards


I have travelled a fair bit. I have also documented my travels, some. But I haven’t written about any travel disasters. Mostly because these include missed flights, black toenails, lost luggage, broken cameras, IRCTC toilets, wet tents and opening wine bottles without corkscrews. 446 kata lagi


Mary and Martha - About Malaria, Loss, a Purpose and the Life we Make and Remembering Harry Yirrell

Today I watched the movie ‘Mary and Martha’ a 2013 British-American television film starring Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn. The film tells the story of two women, two mothers Mary (played by Hilary Swank) and Martha (played by Brenda Blethyn). 434 kata lagi


U.S. Malaria Donations Saved Almost 2 Million African Children

The President’s Malaria Initiative, started in 2005, has saved 1.7 million children in Africa for only $500 million a year, a new study finds.

Published: June 26, 2017 at 05:30AM… 71 kata lagi


Day Two

What a day….started off packing our bags hurriedly after having a disturbed sleep due to the ants and my partial delirium, so didn’t get up early enough. 817 kata lagi

In Liberia, More Drugs in My Suitcase Than in The Hospital

“The simplest things we don’t have,” said the only full-time doctor for 75,000 people.

Published: June 23, 2017 at 05:30AM


from NYT Opinion… 63 kata lagi


What is Malaria?

Malaria is an existence debilitating blood infection brought about by parasites transmitted to people through the bite of the Anopheles mosquito. Once a tainted mosquito bites a human and transmits the parasites, those parasites duplicate in the host’s liver before contaminating and wrecking red blood cells. 381 kata lagi

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